Generate Windows Memory Dump

Microsoft Windows 2000 includes a feature that enables you to have the system stop responding and generate a Memory.dmp file (if configured to do so). The "Stop" screen that generates contains the following parameters:

*** STOP: 0x000000E2 (0x00000000,0x00000000,0x00000000,0x00000000)
The end-user manually generated the crashdump.

This feature is disabled by default. To enable this feature, you must edit the registry as indicated below and restart the computer. After restarting the computer, you can cause a system to stop responding by holding down the right CTRL key and pressing the SCROLL LOCK key twice. Pressing left CTRL key does not generate the system to stop responding.

Add the following Value, and then add the following registry value:

HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\i8042prt\Parameters
Value Name: CrashOnCtrlScroll
Data Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 1

There are three types of memory dumps that can be generated, see Q254649.
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