Re: DrWtsn32.exe hang...

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Wed, 15 Apr 1998 13:28:01 -0700

Robert Hipp wrote:
> Does anyone know why DrWtsn32.exe would hang?
> On a test machine I'm beta testing some software. When the program
> crashes, I look in my running processes and see DrWtsn32.exe using all the
> CPU up. It just sits there like that. I can not end the processes at all,
> in fact I can't even shut the server down without pulling the plug. At
> first I thought it was just this one machine, but it happened on another
> that doesn't have this software. NT4.0 SP3 Intel chip 128mb. Any
> suggestions? Thanks.

Because its doing a memory dump to file for the crash. Go into
the registr HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\DrWatson and set
the dump keys to 0 to prevent it from running rampid for a while.

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