Windows 7 is the OS that was released by Microsoft for the use of personal computers, laptops tablets etc. It was released on October 22, 2009. It arrived on the market three short years after Vista. Though the review of this particular OS is amazing yet it has some problems which are yet to be taken care of. One such problem is Error Reporting.
Error Reporting is basically the set of technologies that can store the software crash and hang data from users. It can be a real disturbance sometimes in Windows 7. When someone is trying to fix a problem in Windows sometimes it is very annoying to get error messages. Error Reporting gets enabled by default on Windows 7. If due to some reasons an error occurs in the system an error message gets popped up and the user gets prompted to send the error report to Microsoft.
Steps to disable Error Reporting in Windows 7:
Basically there are two steps to disable the same from the system. The first method is the simplest method while the second method is generally not available on the Home version of Windows 7.
Disable Error Reporting in Windows 7:
Here are the steps which should be followed in order to disable it so that we cannot be bothered by it again:
- Firstly, click the Start menu at the extreme left of the Windows entry screen.
- After Clicking it, then the User has to go to the Control Panel. The Control Panel Dialog box gets opened up.
- After the dialog box gets open click the Action Center and then click on the Change Action Center Settings.
- After clicking Change Action Center Settings click on Problem Report Settings.
- Finally click on Never Check For Solutions.
- Click on OK button to complete the process.
Disable Error Reporting in Windows 7 with Group Policy:
This method will not be available for Home Versions of Windows 7.
The steps of it are as follows:
- Firstly, click the Start menu and in the search box enter gpedit.msc.
- A dialog box named Local Group Policy gets opened.
- From the dialog box navigate to User Configuration > Administrative Template > Windows Component > Windows Error Reporting.
- After navigating to Windows Error Reporting see on the right hand side os the box. Under Settings option double click on Disable Windows Error Reporting.
- A Windows Error Reporting dialog box gets opened. From it the user needs to change it from Not Configured to Enabled.
- Finally click Apply and then OK to close Local Group Policy Editor.
Note: Error Reporting are sometimes valuable if the Windows is not working properly and is recommended not to disable unless the user is the System Admin. This is not recommended for normal home users.
Hence following any of the above two listed processes the User can disable Error Reporting in Windows 7. However at the same time it is generally not recommended to disable for average home users.
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