Data type Range Default value
REG_DWORD 0 | 1 1


Determines whether Dr. Watson for Windows 2000 displays a message box when it detects an application error.

You might consider changing the default value of this entry on unattended computers or on the computers of task-based workers. However, it does not interfere with normal processing. While the message box is displayed, no new messages or windows can be displayed, but background processes are not affected. If the buttons on the message box are not clicked within five minutes, the message box is removed.

Change method

To change the value of this entry, use the Visual Notification option in Dr. Watson for Windows 2000. To start Dr. Watson for Windows 2000, click Start, click Run, and then type drwtsn32.

Activation method

These entries appear in the registry when you run Dr. Watson for Windows 2000 or when it runs automatically.