Analyze Windows Memory Dump .dmp files with WhoCrashed

Whenever a computer running Windows suddenly reboots without displaying any notice or Blue screen of death or Stop Error, the first thing that is often thought about is a hardware failure. In reality, most crashes are caused by malfunctioning device drivers and kernel modules. In case of a kernel error, most computers running Windows do not show a blue screen unless they are configured to do so. Instead, these systems suddenly reboot without any notice.

Analyze Windows Memory Dump files

Analyze Windows Memory Dump WhoCrashed

Freeware WhoCrashed Home Edition, shows the drivers which have been crashing your computer with a single click. In most cases it can pinpoint the offending drivers which have been causing misery on your computer system in the past. It does a post-mortem crash-dump analysis of the Windows Memory Dumps and presents all gathered information in a comprehensible way.

Normally, debugging skills and a set of debugging tools are required to do post-mortem crash dump analysis. By using this utility, you do not need any debugging skills to be able to find out what drivers are causing trouble to your computer.

WhoCrashed relies on the Windows Debugging Package (WinDbg) from Microsoft. If this is not installed, WhoCrashed will download and extract this package automatically for you. Simply run the program and click on the Analyze button.

When you have WhoCrashed installed on your system and if it unexpectedly resets or shut down, the program will let you know if crash dumps are enabled on your computer, if not it will offer you suggestions on how to enable them.

WhoCrashed free download

The home edition is completely free for use. You can freeware WhoCrashed Home Edition from here. There’s even a paid version which you can use by paying a premium.

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Anand Khanse is the Admin of TheWindowsClub.com, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.