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How to Start/Stop Windows Error Reporting Service

Service name: WerSvc

Display name: Windows Error Reporting Service


Allows errors to be reported when programs stop working or responding and allows existing solutions to be delivered. Also allows logs to
be generated for diagnostic and repair services. If this service is stopped, error reporting might not work correctly and results of diagnostic
services and repairs might not be displayed.

Path to executable:

C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k WerSvcGroup

This method shows you how to Start/Stop Windows Error Reporting Service from Registry Editor

Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Search programs and files

Type regedit and press Enter

Please confirm User Account Control pop-up

Microsoft official disclaimer

Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. These problems might require
that you reinstall the operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.

Please navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\WerSvc and locate Start registry key

Double click on Start and edit the value:

Change Startup type :

Automatic - 2

Manual - 3

Disabled - 4

Automatic (Delayed Start) - 2

Note: When you change to Automatic (Delayed Start) a new key DelayedAutostart is created with value 1

When you change to Automatic from Automatic (Delayed Start), DelayedAutostart change value to 0

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