.WER - File Extension for Windows Error Report

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What is WER? WER, short name for Windows Error Report, is used as the file extension for Windows Error Report files. .WER files are text files that can be opened by Notepad or any text editors. .WER files are used to provides crash, no response, and kernel fault error reporting to Microsoft. No sample .WER file is provided.

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File Extension: .WER

MIME Type: text/plain

File Content: Windows Error Report

.WER files are Windows Error Report files that are used to provides crash, no response, and kernel fault error reporting to Microsoft. Here is a sample .WER Windows Error Report file, Report.wer:

Version=1
EventType=APPCRASH
EventTime=230012270235008643
ReportType=2
Consent=1
ReportIdentifier=aaaaaaaa-bbbb-cccc-dddd-eeeeeeeeeeee
IntegratorReportIdentifier=aaaaaaaa-bbbb-cccc-dddd-eeeeeeeeeeee
Response.type=4
Sig[0].Name=ApplicationName
Sig[0].Value=FlashPlayerPlugin_11_3_300_270.exe
Sig[1].Name=ApplicationVersion
...

Since .WER files are in text format, you can use Notepad or any text editor to create or modify them. No special software is needed.

For for information on how to use .WER Windows Error Report files, see links below:

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