When a program crashes in Windows, you are asked whether you’d like to submit a report. Let me begin by saying: error reports are extremely useful to Windows and application developers (I am not implying they are used — they are useful, though.) However, if you find these report prompts annoying, you have the freedom to disable them. Learn how in this guide.

Disable Error Reporting

To disable the crash reports, do the following:

  1. Click the Start button, type report and press Enter

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  2. In the left-hand menu, click Change settings

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  3. Click Advanced settings

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  4. Select Off and click OK

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  5. You will be notified problem reporting is turned off

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