How to open file with DMP extension?

DMP file description

The .dmp file is an extension of dump file. This file contains data which is dumped from the memory of the computer. Such files are created by Windows when a program crashes. In order to form a dump file the operating system requires paging file in the boot volume of computer which should have at least 2MB of file size.

The main purpose of dump file is to store data about the crashing program at the time of its dump. This data can later one be used to resolve the issue. To open such file you need utility tool like Dumpchk.

Basic information about DMP file

File DMP is one of the files of the System Files category. Its full name is Windows Memory Dump . File format DMP was created by Microsoft. If you arrived here, you are probably looking for programs that will help you support this particular file extension. In the further part of this page you will find a list of programs that support file DMP sorted by operating systems. If our database contains information about converting a DMP file, you will definitely find it here.
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Programs that support DMP file

Programs for Windows system
We hope we helped you solve the problem with the DMP file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.
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  • How to open a file with the DMP extension?
  • How can I convert a DMP file to a different format ?
  • What is the DMP file format extension?
  • What programs support the DMP file?

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What else may cause problems?
There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the DMP file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).
First - the DMP file may be incorrectly linked (associated) with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this link by yourself. To do this, right-click on the DMP file # that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the DMP file should be solved forever.
Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the DMP file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).
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