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XP: Disable Error Reporting Annoyance

I really get annoyed with Error Reporting in Windows XP.  It is just another wasted click to close the message … and especially if the system is slowing up and an error message pops up multiple times.  I rely on Event Viewer to troubleshoot any issues with an OS anyway so … here is how to disable Error Reporting in XP.

Right click on My Computer Properties then click the Advanced tab and then Error Reporting.

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Select Disable error reporting and uncheck the box “but notify me when…” then click OK and OK again to close the System Properties box.

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  • Published 10/26/07

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