How to Read and Analyze Memory Dump Files on Windows 10/11

What Are Memory Dump Files

What are memory dump files? On Windows computers, the system will automatically generate a file named “.dmp/dump/minidump” file each time your computer experiences a system crashing like BSOD. These files can help you identify why your system crashes and prevent it from happening again.

How to Change the Memory Dump File Type on Windows 10/11

As you might know, there are different types of memory dump files that you can set on Windows 10/11. Moreover, different memory dump file types take up different hard drive spaces. If your hard disk space is running out or limited, you can change the file type to the small memory dump.

How to Read and Analyze Memory Dump Files on Windows 10/11

How to read dmp files on Windows 10/11? The easiest and fastest way to analyze minidump is to use WinDbg. It is a Microsoft-developed minidump analyzer that can to read .dmp file easily. Here’s how to read dmp files using WinDbg.

  1. Click on Get or Install button to start downloading WinDbg.

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