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I have an application running on a windows system with Apache 2.2.22 and php 5.3.14 and I'm getting random crashes every couple of hours with the message:

Parent: child process exited with status 3221225477 -- Restarting

That's all I'm getting from the log files. I know I have to setup a debugger to find out where the problem is and work it around.

Until then, what I really want to do is to restart Apache silently without prompting the WER dialogue.

It's really annoying because every now and then, if apache crashes for whatever reason, the application dies until someone goes to the server and clicks the "Do not Send" button.

I would like to find a way to disable WER for services specifically.

NOTE: I have set the recovery settings for the service to "restart service" in case of error, but it didn't work. I still get the annoying dialogue.

I think this behaviour is not acceptable for a production server with nobody around to click "Ok".

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You may find some of these answers helpful. –  Michael Hampton Jul 10 '12 at 18:05
Thanks, that's useful for now. I'll keep this question posted anyway, since it is slightly different, and hopefully there will be a better solution for services. –  Jbm Jul 10 '12 at 18:43

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