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.HDMP File Extension

File TypeWindows Heap Dump

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CategorySystem Files


File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

What is a HDMP file?

Uncompressed error dump file generated by Windows XP/Vista when a program has an error or crashes; contains a "dump" of the program state when the error happened and other relevant system data recorded at the time of the error.

More Information

Compressed Heap Dump files are saved as Minidump (.MDMP) files and may be sent to Microsoft as part of an error reporting and bug fixing process.

Windows Error Reporting settings are stored in the Windows Registry at "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Error Reporting."

NOTE: You typically should not open HDMP files unless diagnosing a program crash in a controlled software environment.

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Programs that open HDMP files
Microsoft Visual Studio 2015
Updated 8/6/2007

.HDMP Extension Information

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