The error reporting is already enabled in Windows 7 by default. For this you may think to remove or disable the error reporting for some privacy concern when you are not connected to an internet every time or you may either want to stop all those error which pop-ups like some alerts.
The error reporting works as it will prompt you when a critical error occurs in the Windows 7 operating system or some other programs and after that it also notifies Microsoft about it. By doing in this way, Microsoft can achieve all the technical information about all the serious errors which can be from million of PCs that helps them to build up patches and also service packs.
Time required for disabling error reporting in Windows 7 generally takes less than 5 minutes
Mention below are the some of the steps which you would follow if you want to disable error reporting in Window 7:
Step 1: Hit on the Start button and after that on Control Panel.
Step 2: Hit on the System along with Security link.
Note: If you’re viewing the large icons or small icons view of Control Panel then you have to hit on Action Center and should skip to Step 4.
Step 3: Hit on the Action Center link.
Step 4: Hit on the Change Action Center settings link on the left in the Action Center Window.
Step 5: In the Related settings section which is at the end of the Change Action Center settings window, hit on the Problem reporting settings link.
Step 6: You will find four Problem Reporting Settings options which are:
- Automatically check for solutions (the default option)
- Automatically check for solutions and after that send an additional report data, if required
- Whenever a problem occurs, ask me before checking for solutions
- Never check for solutions
The third and fourth option in disable error reporting is to varying degrees in Windows 7.
Step 7: Selecting every time when a problem occurs, ask me before checking for the solutions which will keep the error reporting enabled but in the same time it will prevent Windows 7 from notifying automatically Microsoft about the issue. If your anxiety about error reporting is the only privacy related, then this will be the best option for you.
If you are selecting never check for solutions then it will fully disable the error reporting in Windows 7.
Note: There is also a option to Select a program to exclude from reporting option, here that you’re welcome to explore if you’d rather customize instead of completely disable error reporting in Windows 7.
Step 8: Hit on the OK button which is at the bottom of the window.
Step 9: Hit the OK button which is at the bottom of the Change Action Center settings window (the one with the Turn messages on or off heading).
Step 10: At last, now you can close the Action Center window.