Delete Memory Dump Files

Click Advanced system settings in the sidebar, click the Advanced tab, and click Settings under Startup and recovery. Right click on Disk Cleanup and choose Run as administrator. Press Windows + R keys to open the Run dialog box. Then paste the dump file location to the Run box and hit Enter.

Displays the output of Microsoft DumpChk utility. This mode only works when Microsoft DumpChk is installed on your computer and BlueScreenView is configured to run it from the right folder (In the Advanced Options window). The memory address of this driver that was found in the stack.

The company name of the driver that probably caused this crash. The product name of the driver that probably caused this crash. Similar to ‘Caused By Driver’ column, but also display the relative address of the crash. The 4 crash parameters that are also displayed in the blue screen of death. The bug check code, as displayed in the blue screen window.

Delete Temporary Files In Windows

While even average Windows users can use minidumps to understand the cause of blue-screens, the MEMORY.DMP file is used more rarely and isn’t useful unless you plan on sending it to a developer. You probably won’t need to use the debugging information in a MEMORY.DMP file to identify and fix a problem on your own. Windows can create several different types of memory dumps. You can access this setting by opening the Control Panel, clicking System and Security, and clicking System.

  • If you recognize software that is no longer necessary, you can select it here and then click “Uninstall” in the title bar.
  • These files are only useful when a software installation fails or is incomplete.
  • Make sure to bookmark this page if you haven’t already done so so that you can return here to complete the final step.
  • After removing all unnecessary software from your computer using this utility, it’s a good idea to do a complete restart of your computer.
  • There will be a lot of software listed here and many times, there are important software applications that you may use regularly but that you may not be familiar with.
  • By carefully reviewing the software applications listed here, you can identify by Name, Publisher, Installation Date, total size, and software version.

Right click on the best match Disk Cleanup and choose Run as administrator. BlueScreenView is also available in other languages. If you want to run BlueScreenView without the translation, simply rename the language file, or move it to another folder. A file named BlueScreenView_lng.ini will be created in the folder of BlueScreenView utility. The computer names in the list can be delimited by comma, semicolon, tab character, or Enter (CRLF).

Don’t copy and paste the whole path, as you just want to navigate to the location but not to open. As for the screenshot, you just need to copy %SystemRoot%. Depending on the number and size of files, the time for analyzing the disk usage may vary from a few minutes to hours for files. If your operating system is installed on C drive, just select C drive and click OK. Then wait patiently when the tool scans your drive.

So the first question you’re likely to have when you get to this point is whether or not it’s actually safe to delete these files. But, just to set your mind at ease, let’s take a look at each of the items available so dll files you know what they are.

7.Restart your PC and make sure that boot from the USB flash drive is selected. Now run the Memtest86+ which is a 3rd party software but it eliminates all the possible exceptions of memory errors as it runs outside of the Windows environment. Caution – Be sure you are in the right directory before completing the following step. The next step deletes all files in the current directory.

Save Files To A Different Drive

The created time of the MiniDump filename, which also matches to the date/time that the crash occurred. BlueScreenView can read the MiniDump files of both 32-bit and x64 systems. BlueScreenView also allows you to work with another instance of Windows, simply by choosing the right minidump folder (In Advanced Options). Added Combo-Box to easily choose the MiniDump folders available in the hard-disks currently attached to your computer. Added ‘Dump File Time’ column, which displays the modified time of the dump file.