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Automatically Reboot on the Blue Screen of Death

Posted On 2007-05-03 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Windows NT Blue Screen of Death Automatic Reboot
Tags:  Windows NT Windows 2000
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Windows NT workstation will halt by default when you get a dreaded Blue Screen of Death (BSOD). Changing this setting will force Windows NT to automatically reboot when it crashes instead.

  1. Open your registry and find the key below.

  2. Change the value of 'AutoReboot' to equal '1' for automatic reboot, or '0' for disabled.

  3. Exit the registry editor and reboot for the change to take affect.
    Note: This function can also be enabled from 'Control Panel | System | Startup/Shutdown | Automatically Reboot'.

This feature is enabled by default on NT server, and disabled on NT Workstation.

Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\CrashControl]
Value Name: AutoReboot
Data Type: REG_DWORD
Data: (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)


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