Do I need to keep memory dump files?

do I need to keep memory dump files? THANKS VERY MUCH, bill
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  1. No. They are made when the system crashes. They are for advanced diagnostic use. The typical user would never be able to decipher the contents.

    You can turn them off if you want to.

    Start>Control Panel>System>Advanced>Startup and recovery>Settings>Write debugging information>none

  2. tigsounds said:
    No. They are made when the system crashes. They are for advanced diagnostic use. The typical user would never be able to decipher the contents.

    You can turn them off if you want to.

    Start>Control Panel>System>Advanced>Startup and recovery>Settings>Write debugging information>none



    THANK YOU TIGSOUNDS! YOUR ANSWER IS VERY HELPFUL, NOW I CAN DELETE THESE UNNECESSARY FILES AND FREE UP MEMORY SPACE. HOPEFULLY THIS WILL ALSO RESULT IN FASTER PC OPERATIONS. I AM VERY HAPPY THAT I STUMBLED UPON THIS SITE, IT IS A GREAT RESOURCE FOR GETTING QUICK AND DEPENDABLE ANSWERS. I WILL BE SAVING THIS LINK TO MY DESKTOP. THANKS AGAIN TIGSOUNDS.
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