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What is the usage of "Dr Watson" and can it intercept any error like "General Protection Fault" ?

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What is the utility of Dr Watson, or can Dr Watson intecept any error like a GPF (General Protection Fault) under Windows ?

Dr Watson will generate a snapshot or a rough "image" of what your current system looks like. Then, it will report whether there is anything unusual about your system. This utility is under your C:\Windows\System directory. To launch Dr Watson:
Select Run and type: drwatson.exe
Dr Watson will also intercept any errors like GPF faults under Windows and crash-proof your system. Create a shortcut to Dr Watson and add it to your Start up folder for more system stability.