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Cannot Find %SystemRoot%\MEMORY.DMP

Cannot Find %SystemRoot%\MEMORY.DMP

Cannot Find %SystemRoot%\MEMORY.DMP

I am running Windows XP Professional and not experiencing any problems at present.
I decided to have a look at %SystemRoot%\MEMORY.DMP as displayed in MyComputer/Properties Startup and Recovery Settings.
I can not locate this file, I have used search including *.dmp.
I would appreciate some advise about this file as I may require it in the future.

RE: Cannot Find %SystemRoot%\MEMORY.DMP

Do you have a location similar to this C:\WINDOWS\Minidump?  Maybe you have to show both hidden and also system files in Folder Options/ View in Explorer, and also set similar preferences in Search?

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RE: Cannot Find %SystemRoot%\MEMORY.DMP

I thank you both for the replys.
karlisi, I will have to accept your answer.
linney, I do not have a location similar to this C:\WINDOWS\Minidump, I have selected to show both hidden and also system files in Folder Options/ View in Explorer.  

RE: Cannot Find %SystemRoot%\MEMORY.DMP

>karlisi, I will have to accept your answer

This isn't Expert's Exchange, you know ... winky smile

RE: Cannot Find %SystemRoot%\MEMORY.DMP

This isn't Expert's Exchange, you know ...

Yeah that's for sure.  Made me laugh!!!!!

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