Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Completely disable the Windows Error Reporting (WER) from of Windows 7 & 8.x,10

A complete guide to disable the Windows Error Reporting (WER) from of Windows 7 & 8.x, 10  

Step 1

  • Click on Start > Control Panel > Action Center > Change Action Center Settings.
  • Click on the "Problem Reporting Settings".
  • Select "Never Check for Solutions".

  • Click on OK to validate
  • Additionally : You can change this for all users as well by Clicking "Change report setting for all users".

Step 2

  • Click on Start > Run > Type "services.msc"
  • In the window that opens (Services), look for the following entry in the the right pane:
    • "Windows Error Reporting"
  • Double-click on this entry and set the "Startup type" status as "Disabled".

  • Click on OK to validate.

 Step 3 Double check this registry setting - EXHAUSTIVE

Best to do a search for Windows Error Reporting, and you find the key stems
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Error Reporting
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Error Reporting
Type "Regedit" and press "Enter."

Navigate to "Hkey_users\S-1-5-19\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Error Reporting" and the above keys. 

Right-click "Disabled" and change the value from "0" to "1".

Next Key

Navigate to "Hkey_users\S-1-5-19\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Error
       Set to 1            
             Consent\DefaultConsent REG_DWORD
Possible values: 
          1 - Always ask (default), 2 - Parameters only, 3 - Parameters and safe data, 4 - All data                
Next Key 

Navigate to "Hkey_users\S-1-5-19\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Error Reporting/DefaultOverrideBehavior"
       Set to 1
Possible values:
0 - Vertical consent will override the default consent (default)
1 - Default consent will override the application-specific consent

Press the "Windows" key and "R" key simultaneously.

All Values Registry Values here ....

 Step 4  Disable Task Scheduler for Error Reporting Service

  • Open Task Scheduler and navigate to Task Scheduler (local) ->Microsoft->Windows->Windows Error Reporting

    Select on QueueReporting and Disable

  • Step 5 Permanently Disable Windows Error Reporting Service

To permanently Disable Windows Error Reporting Service, delete all keys under this folder LocalDumps.

    • Step 6 Clean these directories out




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