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Disable Windows Memory Dumps


By disabling Memory Dumps its no longer possible to recover the dump file and extract secure data that is held in memory in the clear.

Disables Windows Memory Dumps


Disabled Memory Dump to prevent extracting cleat text passwords using WinDbg 

0 = None
1 = Complete Memory Dump
2 = Kernel Memory Dump
3 = Small Memory Dump
7 = Automatic Memory Dump (Default)



Set-ItemProperty -Path 'HKLM:\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\CrashControl' -name CrashDumpEnabled -Value 0 -Force

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