Send an error report to Microsoft

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

To send an error report to Microsoft

  1. In the Error Report dialog box, click Send Error Report.

  2. Review the information displayed and then click Report.


  • Performing this task does not require you to have administrative credentials. Therefore, as a security best practice, consider performing this task as a user without administrative credentials.

  • The Error Report dialog box is only displayed when a system or program error occurs. If a system error occurs that results in the computer displaying a Stop error, the Error Report dialog box is displayed when you restart the computer.

  • You must have an Internet connection to report problems to Microsoft. For more information, click Related Topics.

Information about functional differences

  • Your server might function differently based on the version and edition of the operating system that is installed, your account permissions, and your menu settings. For more information, see Viewing Help on the Web.

See Also


System and program error reporting overview
Disable error reporting
Enable error reporting
Exclude programs from error reporting
Remove a program from the error reporting list
System Properties Overview - Control Panel

Other Resources

Using Internet Explorer