Watson who is called on to create the crash log and dump files. Watson debugger from the expert community at experts exchange. After wich the computer freezes and i cant do anything i cant even. Users running microsoft windows 95 or 98 can doubleclick the dr. The program freezes, and there is nothing i can do except shut is off. From the registry editor, click edit, then click find. Watson postmortem debugger has a problem and needs to close feb 7, 2005. This can be altered in the windows registry by a user or by the installation of software. Dr watson is a tool which automatically takes dump of the memory when any application crashes. I would remove it in add and remove software, as it. Usually the symptom occurs when i navigate to certain folder containing either video files. Mar 28, 2005 i get a message saying dr watson postmodern debugger has encounterd a problem and needs to close.
Watson postmortem debugger has encountered a problem and. Its not suppose to go to the internet when starting up. Dec 04, 2009 dr watson update id 724309e5e712426cb94db6b42511c29f is causing my computer to crash on a daily basis. Watson debugger freezes my computer and i cant access documents and my computer. Any work i am working on is lost and the whole process is very time consuming. Using those dumps, you can used debugger like windbg to anlayze the reason for the crash. Hi, i seem to be having problems with accesing a folder. Discussion in windows xp started by lovemuffin, dec 26, 2004. Watson is showing is because its a program debugger which helps you diagnose a program issues to you can fix them. It gives me this message saying dvd shrink has encountered an error, and dr. Dr watson postmortem debugger error tech support guy. Watson debugger freezes my computer and i cant access. Ie8 then freezes and i must manually shut down the computer and reboot. And for those of us still using xp, microsoft wont provide support anyway.
The settings for the aedebug key should show drwatsn32 set as your debugger. Watson is an application debugger included with the microsoft windows operating system. The main use of a debugger is to run the target program under controlled conditions that permit the programmer to track its operations in progress and monitor changes in computer resources most often memory areas used by the target program or the computer s operating system that. Every so often a window will appear saying that dr. Watson logfiles and dumps for crash analysis in our production environment, but dr. Watson postmortem debugger options window will open. Watson postmortem debugger has a problem and needs. The main use of a debugger is to run the target program under controlled conditions that permit the programmer to track its operations in progress and monitor changes in computer resources most often memory areas used by the target program or the computers operating system that. Watson its suggested in the ms link above that you delete the key hklm\software\microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\aedebug.
Click the aedebug key, and then click export registry file on the registry menu. Discussion in windows xp started by lovemuffin, dec 26. Watson postmortem debugger has a problem and needs to close. Watson for windows is a program error debugger that gathers information about your computer when an error or usermode fault occurs with a program. Dr watson debugger freezes my system am i infected. Watson postmortem debugger october 2008 forums cnet. The window comes up stating there is a problem and my computer must close, instead the computer freezes and has to be switched off at the desk top. Watson postmortem debugger freezes up my computer i do not know how long this problem has been persisting, but it has definately been over a two months. Watson debugger crash includes my hijackthis log posted in virus, spyware, malware removal. Anytime i access a folder with a video file in it, it says windows.
Hi i am continually getting data execution prevention messages followed by a dr watson postmorten debugger report. It freezes my computer and i need to press ctrlaltdelete to stop the program before i can resume. Data execution prevention and dr watson postmortem debugger jul 28, 2007. You also have the option of creating a crash dump file, which is a binary file that a programmer can load into a debugger. I tried to log on to my desktop computer and successfully log on to the windows account after a few unsuccessful attempts. It is supposed to help when troubleshooting a problem. I cant open some of my desktop icons and i cant get into my computer and control panel by icon or start up button. Software \microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\aedebug name. Closed computer freezing constantly due to dr watson. If errors are being encountered with a specific program, ensure that the latest software updates have been downloaded for that program.
Watson postmortem debugger has encountered a problem and needs to close. I have disabled the real player addons as ms troubleshooting said that could cause the problem. Watson is no longer part of server 2k8 and our infrastructure team has had issues getting it running on 2008. Limitedtime offer applies to the first charge of a new subscription only. Watson its suggested in the ms link above that you delete the key hklm\ software \microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\aedebug. Dr watson postmondern debugger windows xp, 2000, 2003, nt. Also when my computer starts it goes straight to internet in an about blank screen. It is a proprietary microsoft application that comes with windows preinstalled and it is a program error debugger that gathers information about your computer when.
Watson by clicking start, run, and type drwatson and clicking ok. Jan 29, 2007 occasionally, and seamingly more often now, i get a window opening up that is entitled drwatson postmortem debugger. Click on run and type drwtsn32 on run window and click on ok. The regular function is fine i can use that no problem. Occasionally, and seamingly more often now, i get a window opening up that is entitled drwatson postmortem debugger. Every time i try a message pops up that reads data execution prevention. More info on the error, in slightly more comprehensible form than dr. In the 30 years ive been using pcs, ive never had a technician ask for the log it creates. Any copy, reuse, or modification of the content should be. Watson is a software utility included with microsoft windows that is used to help detect, decode, and log errors that are encountered while windows or windows programs are running. Dr watson update id 724309e5e712426cb94db6b42511c29f. It freezes my computer and i need to press ctrlaltdelete to stop. Drwatson postmortem debugger madness dell community.
Feb 19, 2008 this freezes up my computer s desktop, but i find that i can bring up the task manager and restart or bring my apps to the front. A debugger or debugging tool is a computer program used to test and debug other programs the target program. When i click on it nothing happens and my computer usually freezes up. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting. Data execution prevention and dr watson postmortem debugger. Watson is part of windows its meant to log errors like a program freeze and something was bad enough to make dr. Watson postmortem debugger has encountered a problem and needs to close im sorry i dont have an image of the dialog box, i dont know how to make one. Dr watson update id 724309e5e712426cb94db6b42511c29f is causing my computer to crash on a daily basis.
What is dr watson postmortem debugger and how did it get. This window gives me the option to send or dont send a report to microsoft but regardless of which option i click usually dont send the program shuts down and often freezes my computer to the point where i have to perform a hard reboot. How to view and manage event logs in event viewer in windows xp. They have since stopped but i still believe that possible vundo and dr watson are in cahoots. Watsons way of saying that it is debugging the problem after the app crashed. Watson is enabled by default and will be started automatically by the system when a program has an unhandled exception. My problem is every time i click my documents, my pictures, or just about anything on the right side in the start nenu the message, dr. Watson is useful, and usually it allows us to find the reason of the problem. Watson is probably the most popular justintime jit debugger nowadays. After wich the computer freezes and i cant do anything i cant even start in safe mode. I have been cleaning the computer of odd and old files, and also have run the antivirus and antispyware software that ive. Watson postmortem debugger has encountered a problem. What is this drwatson postmortem debugger all about and how.
I then tried to install adobe flash player and when the bar at the top of the screen. Watson icon on the windows notification area to view errors and obtain a system snapshot of the computer. Watson automatically when your computer starts, you can create a dr. Watson, is probably available by using event viewer. Watson back on, youd do the same thing but then change the 0 back to a. In the run dialog box, enter regedit, then click ok. Software\microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\aedebug name. Watson is no longer part of server 2k8 and our infrastructure team has.
Watson first to see if you are happy with that way. Watson postmortem debugger freezes up my computer dell. What is this drwatson postmortem debugger all about and. I have run the two programmes as suggested and the log is below. It freezes up that side of the computer and wont do anything.
In addition to this i used to get firewall warnings about a possible vundo virus trying to access the internet. Steps three and four are optional, however, they are necessary if you want to restore the default use of dr. Crash log on xp \documents and settings\all users\application data\microsoft\dr watson to disable dr. Watson is the default debugger of the windows operating system, check the registry in as shown in table 26. This freezes up my computers desktop, but i find that i can bring up the task manager and restart or bring my apps to the front. Jun 24, 2009 you also have the option of creating a crash dump file, which is a binary file that a programmer can load into a debugger. I get a message saying dr watson postmodern debugger has encounterd a problem and needs to close. Any copy, reuse, or modification of the content should be sufficiently credited to ccm.665 749 881 287 29 817 429 625 990 363 585 1268 1156 214 638 809 1234 222 1434 119 49 607 265 375 1131 521 536 592 729 178 635 1337