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Blue Screen of Death Lives On in Windows 8

  1. #11

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    WCP / Win.7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1.

    As much as we all hate getting a BSoD, they're actually pretty helpful if you know how to decipher them. They're also a little intimidating, despite the use of the color blue, which studies show have a relaxing effect on people. It appears Microsoft wants them to be even less frightening in Windows 8.
    Pretty helpful? Like a blood clot in the lungs?

    Regardless of the psychology used...... A BSOD remains just that... an inconvenient glitch!
    {A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.
    Or if you prefer if it walks like a duck & quacks like a duck - it's a duck!}

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  2. #12

    USA, Idaho
    Posts : 1,062
    Win 8, (VM win7, XP, Vista)

    Two days running and no "BSOD" knock on wood. . .
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  3. #13

    Posts : 299
    win 7 home premium 64 bit

    I gotta agree this kind of warm fuzzy crap should be left up to OS X cultists over at Apple.

    A BSOD is just that no amount of soothing effects can change that. It should have at least SOME basic troubleshooting info included on that page.

    If nothing else at least let us customize the BSOD so that we can get creative LOL.

    I'm thinking Maybe " The Price is Right" LOSER theme with that little audio clip that used to be used when a contestant lost...
    "bumm bum bum bum whaaaaaaa.":furious:
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  4. #14

    Posts : 18
    Windows 8 Developer Preview

    I must be lucky i have yet to encounter any of these, I have been using build 7989 for over 2 weeks not one failure.
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  5. #15

    Posts : 14
    Windows 8 8102

    Quote Originally Posted by Lee View Post
    Two days running and no "BSOD" knock on wood. . .
    Quote Originally Posted by Billman87 View Post
    I must be lucky i have yet to encounter any of these, I have been using build 7989 for over 2 weeks not one failure.
    Yeah, same here
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  6. #16

    Davao City
    Posts : 54
    Windows 8.1 Pro With Media Center

    I get one but I know its my HDD. Just once but then again... "A duck is A DUCK." LOL!
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  7. #17

    Macedonia, Greece
    Posts : 4
    Win7 x64 ~ Win8 x64

    Luckily ( not so ) I haven't seen BSOD in Win 8 and even in Win7, I don't even remember when was the last time.

    Although, I've heard about a few BSOD on Virtual enviroments. I use normal dual boot, along with Win7 as default OS.
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  8. #18

    Posts : 161
    Windows 8 Developer Preview x64

    Quote Originally Posted by Deo Domuique View Post
    Luckily ( not so ) I haven't seen BSOD in Win 8 and even in Win7, I don't even remember when was the last time.

    My only experience with BSOD was a multitude of them during XP usage from the very first day of release until the last day when I switched over to Vista when it first released. Never gotten a BSOD in Vista, Windows 7 or currently Windows 8.
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  9. #19

    BSOD's will never be the same.
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  10. #20

    Posts : 33
    Windows 7 64x Enterprise

    Hehehe Thats the cutest BSD evar! I have the old BSD screensaver that loops and scares the snot out of people. Im a bad bad person evil:
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