Checking Crashdump File for Corruption

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The Windows NT version 3.5 Software Development Kit (SDK) includes a utility that you can use with the memory.dmp file to validate the integrity of the file: Dumpchk.exe.

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DUMPCHK

DUMPCHK [options] <CrashDumpFile>

This utility checks the validity of a crash dump file.

   Options
   -------
   -?     Displays a Help message.
   -v     Verbose mode.
   -p     Print header only, do not validate file.
   -q     Perform a quick test.
				


<CrashDumpFile> - The name of the crashdump file.


DUMPEXAM

DUMPEXAM [options] <CrashDumpFile>

   Options
   -------
   -?            Display this message
   -v            Verbose mode
   -p            Print header only
   -f File name] Specify output file name
   -y Path]      Set the symbol search path
				


If the crashdump filename is empty the name specified in the registry is used.

If the symbol search path is empty the compact disc is used for symbols.

<CrashDumpFile> - The name of the crashdump file.


DUMPFLOP

DUMPFLOP [opts]                            - Store default dump thru

                                             Drive A:


DUMPFLOP [opts] <CrashDumpFile> [<Drive>:] - Store crash dump onto floppies
DUMPFLOP [opts] <Drive>: [<CrashDumpFile>] - Assemble crash dump from floppies

   Options ([opts])
   ----------------
   -? display this message
   -p only prints crash dump header on assemble operation
   -v show compression statistics
   -q formats floppy when necessary during store operation
      overwrites existing crash dump file during assemble operation
				


<CrashDumpFile> - The name of the crashdump file.

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Article ID: 119490 - Last Review: November 1, 2006 - Revision: 2.1
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 3.5
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 3.51
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 3.5
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 3.51
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
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