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How to force a BSOD with a specific code?

  1. #1


    Kirkham UK
    Posts : 125
    Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit

    How to force a BSOD with a specific code?


    Hello, I am asking if it is possible to force a BSOD in Win8.1 such as 0x0000009F: DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE

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  2. #2


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    You are asking for information that could be used to harm someone's computer.
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  3. #3


    Kirkham UK
    Posts : 125
    Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit


    Quote Originally Posted by David Bailey View Post
    You are asking for information that could be used to harm someone's computer.
    I understand if no-one will answer. I am not doing it to harm another person's computer I have a spare computer in which I mess around with
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  4. #4


    Posts : 1,883
    7601.18247.x86fre.win7sp1


    Forcing a bsod can not harm a computer in any way, and is even a supported function by Microsoft.

    To do so, you can use either an old-skool PS/2 or a newer USB keyboard, and the method for each varies only slightly.

    https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/lib...(v=vs.85).aspx

    bug check 0xE2 (MANUALLY_INITIATED_CRASH)
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