Are there crash logs for Skyrim?

I have crashed twice in a row while mixing healing potions.

Is there a log I can go look at to see what I am doing that is causing the crash? (Or do I just need to lay off the potions for a while?)

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    At C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\GameOverlayUI.exe.log you will find this helpful message:

    Fri Nov 25 04:11:22 2011 UTC – Generating new string page texture 2730: 128×256, total string texture memory is 393.22 KB
    Fri Nov 25 04:56:43 2011 UTC – Detected possibly crashed/killed game, exiting
    Fri Nov 25 04:56:43 2011 UTC – Shutting down overlay

    There is a dialog in Steam to allow you to pass arguments to the game. It could be that one of them is for debug mode.

    I found that it would start crashing at a savepoint more often if there were a lot of dead bodies scattered around. I went into the console and marked them for deletion, and then it got past that point. I also managed to delete a small lake in the process.

    But it still crashes.

    Go to My Documents/My Games/Skyrim and open up Skyrim.ini.

    Then add this:

    [Papyrus]
    fPostLoadUpdateTimeMS=500.0
    bEnableLogging=1
    bEnableTrace=1
    bLoadDebugInformation=1
    

    If the section [Papyrus] already exists, then you might add it without the section identifier. Next time you start the game you should see a new folder called "logs" inside that folder. And there is another folder called "scripts" and inside that 4 new log files.

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