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ESET Diagnostics Policy - Where Does it Go?


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I wasn't sure if I should post in this in the Remote Admin forum, but it's a good place to start. 

 

In the remote admin policy for several of our clients that have reported Blue Screens on older Windows XP computers running ESET Endpoint Antivirus, I enabled Diagnostics in the ESET RA policy

 

For instance:

Windows Desktop v5 -> Kernel -> Settings -> Diagnostics

 

I marked this policy and set the "Application Memory Dump Type" to "Complete Memory Dump." 

 

I did this because I haven't been able to capture a full memory dump that may help in getting to the bottom of this - only minidumps which ESET Support already indicated did not contain enough information to determine how the crash occured. 

 

That all said, I have had this policy in place for several weeks, and today a Windows XP computer one one of our managed clients locations Blue Screened, but I cannot find that .dump file anywhere. 

 

Does anyone know where this dump file would be generated?

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Dump files are generated when ekrn crashes. If a computer crashes with BSOD, you need to look for the dump created by Windows, ie. by default c:\windows\memory.dmp.

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I see - that answers my question then - I just assumed that because I was enabled this feature in the ESET RA policy that it would generate the dump in some sort of ESET directory, like C:\Program Files\ESET or something to that effect. 

 

Thank you though.

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