Before you analyse a crash dump, check if the text files at c:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\ expose the infos you need. Kernel crash dumps are stored at c:\Windows\LiveKernelReports\ c:\Windows\Minidump\ and need to be analysed with WINDBG (Visual Studio complains that kernel dumps are in old format) Application crash dumps are stored at c:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\CrashDumps\ c:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Temp\ and need to be analysed wit