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DMP File Format

Dump file (Screen or Memory)

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DMP is a file extension for the dump file format used by Windows to dump the memory of a crashed program into a file for later diagnostic analysis. DMP files created by Windows are named MINI000000-00.dmp where the zeros are replaced by the date and ending in a sequence number. (mddyy-## )

 

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