If you have an application that is hanging or crashing, or a system that is misbehaving due to hangs, high CPU, severe slowness, etc, you may be asked to create a memory dump - perhaps of the application that is believed to be having issues, or of the entire system if the computer is misbehaving (or of both an application and the whole system!). This post is meant as an instruction manual on how to gather data if you are going to post for help on resolving one of these types of problems. The fi