WerSetFlags function (werapi.h)

Sets the Windows Error Reporting (WER) settings for the current process.


HRESULT WerSetFlags(
  [in] DWORD dwFlags


[in] dwFlags

The fault reporting settings. You can specify one or more of the following values:

Value Meaning
WER_FAULT_REPORTING_FLAG_DISABLE_THREAD_SUSPENSION Do not suspend the process threads before reporting the error.
WER_FAULT_REPORTING_FLAG_NOHEAP Do not collect heap information in the event of an application crash or non-response.
WER_FAULT_REPORTING_FLAG_QUEUE Queue critical reports.
WER_FAULT_REPORTING_FLAG_QUEUE_UPLOAD Queue critical reports and upload from the queue.
WER_FAULT_REPORTING_ALWAYS_SHOW_UI Always show error reporting UI for this process. This is applicable for interactive applications only.

Return value

This function returns S_OK on success or an error code on failure.


Minimum supported client Windows Vista [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header werapi.h
Library Kernel32.lib
DLL Kernel32.dll

See also

WerGetFlags, Windows Error Reporting