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Are you annoyed by the error-reporting service notification constantly popping up? Then you are not alone. Many Windows users have reported the problem. In this article, we have given a solution to that problem.

Microsoft’s Windows is the most used computer operating system. Both in official and personal level of use it is the number one choice of many. However, like all things, the windows also have some problems that sometimes trouble the users. Windows error reporting service is one of those problems that might seem disturbing.

The Windows error reporting service is responsible for generating the error notifications for the problems in your windows computer. You can take the 0x0 0x0 as an example. This error notification service may seem annoying to the users, and they may want to disable it for uninterrupted usage.

This error notifying service comes enabled as a default setting in your Windows computer. But you can turn them off if you want. You can disable the Windows error reporting service either from the control panel or disable it from the Services.

This article will talk about the Windows error reporting service and how you can enable and disable them on demand.

What is Windows Error Reporting Service?

Windows error reporting service is an inbuilt service of Microsoft’s Windows that helps the users inform Microsoft about the application faults they may be facing. It generally reports application faults, kernel faults, and some application-specific problems.

On the other hand, Microsoft can use the Windows error reporting service to notify the users about the troubleshooting information, updates for specific problems, and solutions.

Developers can also use the Windows error reporting service to update and improve their applications.

The users can enable the Windows error reporting service through the Windows interface. They can report Microsoft about specific problems through this service and help correct those problems by addressing them.

The Windows error reporting service gathers data such as:

  • Location of the occurring problem.
  • How severe the problem is.
  • Files that can help to describe the problem
  • Basic information regarding Software and hardware.
  • Possible Software performance and compatibility.

Disable Windows Error Reporting Service in Windows 11/10

If you are annoyed by the Windows error reporting service and want to disable it, you can follow the methods mentioned in this article. Using these methods will solve your problem.

  1. At first, you need to open the Run dialogue box by using WIN+R.
  2. Now enter Services. msc.
  3. Then tap and hold Windows error reporting service. You can also right-click.
  4. You need to select properties next.
  5. Next to Startup Type, choose Disabled from the menu.
  6. If you are having trouble selecting the Disabled option, you can log out and log back in as an administrator.
  7. Now you need to select OK.
  8. Now you can close out the services window.

Another way of disabling the service is through the Registry Editor.

  • You need to navigate to the Registry key
  • Now look for the value called Disabled.
  • Make a new DWORD value if it does not exist.
  • Now you have to make a new Dword Value with the same name.
  • Then double click on the Disable value and change it to 0 from 1.
  • Now select OK to save it.

Disable Error Reporting in Windows 8 or Windows 7

Here are some additional solutions if you are a Windows 7 or 8 user. You can follow the below techniques to disable the same error reporting service in Windows 7 and 8.

  1. First, you need to open the Control Panel.
  2. Choose System & Security.
  3. Select Action Center.
  4. Choose Change Action Center Settings. It is on the left of the action center window
  5. From the Related settings section, you need to select Problem reporting settings.
  6. Now you need to enable Never Check for Solutions.


This technique will fully disable the Windows error reporting service. As a result, you can now use your computer without any annoying interruption. However, disabling this feature will stop you from giving Microsoft any suggestions regarding the system’s problems. If you can compromise on that part, we recommend using the methods explained in this content to fully disable the service.