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Dwwin.exe

Microsoft Application Error Reporting

 
     
  Description  
     
 
file   Dwwin.exe is the unhandled exception handler for applications, called Dr. Watson. It handles errors such as hangs and crashes that the program itself does not handle. When an unhandled error occurs, Dr Watson displays an error dialog and options such as Close program.

Dwwin.exe is a 32/64-bit executable for a graphics UI style application.
 
     
   
  Common Facts From Tracked Core OS Files  
     
 
key facts  
File description
  Watson Client
 
File Version
  10.0.3005  to  10.0.5815
 
Application
  Microsoft Application Error Reporting
 
App version
  10.0.3005  to  10.0.5815
 
Type
  32, 64 bits
 
Vendor
  Microsoft Corporation
 
Copyright
  Copyright(c) Microsoft Corporation .(c) All rights reserved.
 
   
  Variants and Default Locations  
     
 
varients  
  C:\Windows\System32

This directory holds the core operating system files and libraries.

 
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Windows Version; Bits
File Size
Modified Date
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xp
  XP RTM; 32
Core without updates
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xp
  XP SP1; 32
Core without updates
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xp
  XP SP2; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  XP SP3; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  Vista RTM; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP1, 2; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP2; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  7 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  7 RTM; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8.1 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  

 
  C:\Windows\SysWOW64

This directory holds the 32-bit system files on the 64-bit editions of Windows. WOW stands for Windows On Windows. When a 32-bit program runs, Windows will simulate this directory as being c:\windows\system32 for backwards compatibility.

 
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Windows Version; Bits
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xp
  Vista SP2; 64
Core without updates
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xp
  7 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8.1 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  

 
  C:\Windows\ServicePackFiles\i386

This directory is used to hold new files for service packs. It is used by the file protection system to restore key files should they be damaged.

 
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xp
  XP SP1; 32
Core without updates
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  C:\Windows\WinSxS\...

The WinSxS directory holds Windows Side-by-Side DLLs. WinSxS allows multiple versions of the same DLL (code libraries) to exist on the same system. This ensures that every application will get the DLL version they were tested and designed for. The result is improved application and system stability. See details for full directory location.

 
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Windows Version; Bits
File Size
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xp
  Vista SP2; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  7 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8.1 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  Vista RTM; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP1, 2; All
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  7 RTM; All
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8.1 RTM; 64
Core without updates
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  Security  
     
 
security  

There are no known security risks in using Dwwin.exe assuming it has not been modified or replaced by virus or malware and it resides in the default directory. This file is installed as part of the Windows operating system.

 
     
  Requires  
     
 
required   The following files are required when running this program. These may call other files, and there can be additional required files not in this list. Required files for non-Core OS programs above are not included.

           
  import Advapi32.dll   import Shell32.dll
  import Comctl32.dll*   import Shlwapi.dll*
  import Gdi32.dll*   import Urlmon.dll*
  import Kernel32.dll   import User32.dll
  import Msvcrt.dll*   import Version.dll
  import Ntdll.dll*   import Wer.dll*
  import Ole32.dll*   import Wininet.dll*
  import Oleaut32.dll*  
 
* indicates a file that is not required in all versions. Click on filename for details.
 
   
  Additional Analysis  
     
 
notes  
  • The newest version of Dwwin.exe requires a C++ library, and was likely written in Micorsoft Visual C++. It was likely built using Visual Studio 2012.
  • Dwwin.exe is a PE style file.
  • This program does not appear to be internally referenced by any other file.
 
   
  Vendor Summary  
     
 
Vendor
  Microsoft Corporation

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