In Pictures: How to solve Windows 8 crashes

Like any computer operating system, Windows 8 can fall over. Luckily, there is an easy way to diagnose the cause of most crashes.

Launch WinDbg and (often) see the cause of the crash Launch WinDbg by right-clicking on it from the W8 UI then select ”Run as administrator.’’ Once the debugger is running, select the menu option File | Open Crash Dump and point it to open the dump file you want to analyze. When offered to Save Workspace Information, say Yes. A command window will open. WinDbg will run an analysis and fill the window with the results.

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