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I've got a process in Windows Server 2003 that I want to get a dump of, as it is taking up way more RAM than it should. It's been suggested that I use procdump, userdump, or install windbg. I would like to know what would be best to get a dmp file of that process. Do I have to crash Windows to get a dump? It sounds like I might have to, but I would rather not.

Thanks for the help!

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With procdump you do not have to crash the kernel. See this page: and the pages at the bottom for more useful infos. – mbrownnyc Aug 24 '11 at 15:48

I recommend you ProcDump because it can start the dump in certain situations automatically that you program.

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