Enabling Manual Crash Feature

Date: May 21, 2008

Microsoft Windows 2000 involves a feature which allows you to have the system stop responding, altogether generates a Memory.dmp file (crash to blue-screen) by using a button combination on the keyboard.

The "feature" is disabled by default. If you want to enable the feature:

Finally, after the computer restart, you may generate a system to stop responding by holding down the right CTRL key and pressing the SCROLL LOCK key twice.

 

 

Registry Editor Example
| Name Type Data |
| left (Default) REG_SZ (value not set) |
| CrashOnCtrlScroll REG_DWORD 0x00000001 (1) |
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| HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\i8042pr... |
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Registry Legend
System Key:
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\i8042prt\Parameters]
Value Name:
CrashOnCtrlScroll
Data Type:
REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value Data:
(0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)
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