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[WINDOWS]Extract troubleshooting info from Windows XP BSOD error messages

Discussion in 'Windows/*nix' started by Echo419, July 23, 2008.

  1. Echo419

    Echo419 FS Owner

    Microsoft Windows XP systems are notorious for crashing for any number of reasons and in a number of ways. Some of these crashes are mild and can easily be overcome simply by closing a nonresponding application or by rebooting the system. However, others are more serious and can bring the entire system to its knees. Microsoft calls these types of crashes –≤??Stop errors–≤?? because the operating system stops responding. When a Stop error occurs, the GUI is replaced by a DOS-like blue screen with a cryptic error message followed by a code number. This screen is affectionately referred to as the Blue Screen Of Death, or BSOD for short.

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