Windows Error Reporting Under the Covers

In this article, we'll take a closer look at the Windows Error Reporting (WER) system, answer those questions, and provide more information about it for both developers and users. Microsoft created WER to help itself and other developers find and fix the bugs that are inevitable in complex software. Many bugs are caused by simple oversights and are easily fixed. The programmer's bane is a bug that occurs on a customer's system, but not his own. If the programmer can't reproduce the bug, it's very hard to fix. The solution is to obtain a snapshot of the user's system at the time of the crash, but historically this has been difficult to do. Worse yet, customers often don't go to the trouble of reporting a crash; they just sigh and reboot. Programmers can't fix problems they don't know about.
Windows Error Reporting Under the Covers

Win XP Performance Tuneup
Optimize networking, file system, memory performance, freeing up memory, startup/shutdown.

March 17, 2004 01:59 PM | Posted in Microsoft


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I am using this utility Error Messages for Windows v2.8 , founded here , but maybe I am too paranoic to send something to microsoft

Comment by Mirek at March 17, 2004 02:31 PM | Permalink

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