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Windows Error Reports

To find the location of where an application WER (Windows Error Report) is located, open up Event Viewer within computer Management,

  1. Click on the application log
  2. find event id 1001 - Information
  3. confirm the application file name is the one you are looking for
  4. this is the path to the Report.WER

The Report.wer is a text file that contains basically nothing of any value to the end user, but to a developer on the other hand; it can be a valuable file to assist in finding the issue with a piece of software. you can open this file within notepad as it contains plain ASCII text.

public/help/windows_error_reports.txt · Last modified: 2014/12/22 11:55 (external edit)

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