Re: DrWtsn32.exe hang...

Robert Hipp ( )
Wed, 22 Apr 1998 08:52:18 -0700

Thanks Dale,

That seems to fix my problem off having to pull the plug to get out, but
now it brings the machine to a crawl when the error happens.

At 01:28 PM 4/15/98 , you wrote:
>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.
>Dale E. Reed Jr. (
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