How to disable error reporting when applications crash

Error reportOne of Windows XP features is error reporting when application or system crashes. It offers to send error report to Microsoft. You might want to disable this feature if you don’t want to have information about your system sent to Microsoft, or if your computer is not connected to the Internet. You can disable this feature, or you can limit it to Windows operating system errors or only to specific programs you choose.

Here is how you do it.

Changing error reporting settings

1. Open Control Panel ([How to access Control Panel->how-to-access-control-panel-in-windows])

2. Click “Performance and Maintenance”

3. Click “System”

4. In “System Properties” dialog select “Advanced” tab

System properties Advanced tab

5. Click “Error reporting” button

Error reporting dialog

6. Select “Disable error reporting” to completly disable it or select if you want to report operating system errors or specific program errors.

Choose programs

3 thoughts on “How to disable error reporting when applications crash”

  1. Thanks for the info, glad to see the back of error reporting, I did once send the error, but never got a reply, thankyou once again.

    Stephen, N,Ireland…..the west

  2. Thanks for the info. many times, i faced problems due to this reporting error.

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