More at. . . Microsoft switches to Black Screen Of Death (BSoD) for Windows 8 | WinRumorsMicrosoft has switched to the color black for it’s system stop error messages in Windows 8.
The software giant’s notorious Blue Screen bug check or error screen is now black inside the latest Windows 8 builds. Microsoft has used the Blue Screen of Death since early copies of Windows 1.0. The first Windows error screen composed of code page 437 symbols against a blue background. The first proper Blue Screen was present in Windows 3.x. Microsoft started using a Red Screen of Death inside early Windows Vista builds. The company also used Red Screens inside early beta copies of Windows 98.
Windows XP, Vista, 7 BSOD:
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IMHO, the Black Screen of Death looks better than the blue version. Looks plain and simple. . .