Is there a bsod log somewhere?

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by mamamia88, Aug 6, 2010.

  1. mamamia88

    mamamia88 MDL Member

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    well my windows 7 just bsoded while installing some updates and i was wondering if there is a log somewhere that will tell me why?
     
  2. mamamia88

    mamamia88 MDL Member

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    tried event log but it doesn't tell me anything besides system shut down unexpectedly. no s**t
     
  3. mamamia88

    mamamia88 MDL Member

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    yeah i'm trying to figure out how to use it right now. how exactly do i view the image of the bsod?
     
  4. Jachra

    Jachra MDL Member

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    Was there a minidump created in the folder \Windows\MiniDump? If that is the case, then you can use WinDbg to analyze it. It will tell you what happend.