Role of Windows® Error Reporting Service
What is Windows error reporting service? Explain its role.
Windows Error Reporting Service is a feature available with the Windows Operating Systems for enabling the error reporting upon the systems. The error reporting service refers to the sending of error messages to the Microsoft. The error reporting service occurs as a dialog box for prompting the user to send the error report to Microsoft while any system or application error occurs. The service itself would track, display and collect details regarding the error and make the user capable of sending the same to the Microsoft. The Microsoft developers who are analyzing the errors that are received at the Microsoft make use of the service as an option to improve their product quality and to enable better customer satisfaction. The reply for the particular error report send to them is also received by the user's system. So the feature can be viewed as a better troubleshooting step.
Discussed below are some points related with the tips to configure and use error reporting service in a Windows system:
- Restrictions to use the service
- Steps to configure
- Tips to use the service
Restrictions to use the service
The user having administrative rights upon the system can use the Windows error reporting service with full flexibility. Those users can send both the system and application errors to the Microsoft. But the normal users can send only the application errors to them. The reporting of the particular problem occurred upon the user computer to the Microsoft also requires proper Internet connection.
Steps to configure
The Windows error reporting service is enabled upon certain Windows systems. The user can configure the service for either enable or disable the options through the Control Panel. The advanced option under the system folder in the Control Panel enables the user to configure the Windows error reporting service. The information send to the Microsoft as error reporting options can be configured by the users.
The Windows error reporting service can be used by the people for sending the information regarding the errors that occur on the system. The user can send the errors that are happening within the system, among the applications etc. All the tools should be products of Microsoft Corporation. The error report regarding a particular problem occurs only after the user confirms the send option. The service collects the technical details regarding the error by itself. So, the user need not to worry about the details.
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