Windows – Is it secure to post a Windows 7 minidump file online

minidumpswindows 7

I realise it's unlikely that posting the file would cause a problem. However, since I know nothing about what a what's in a minidump file I thought I should check.

Best Answer

  • Here is example of minidump http://www.computerhope.com/jargon/w/minidump.txt Content of it is

    • The Stop message, its parameters and other data
    • A list of loaded drivers
    • The processor context (PRCB) for the processor that stopped
    • The process information and kernel context (EPROCESS) for the process that stopped
    • The process information and kernel context (ETHREAD) for the thread that stopped
    • The Kernel-mode call stack for the thread that stopped

    More information here http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315263#method1