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Blue Screen of Non-Death

The Blue Screen of Death is never a pretty sight, though my XP box usually just hangs and dies without ever turning blue (reminds me how when the old Commodore Amiga crashed, you'd get a blinking orange "Guru Meditation Error" -- and with the Amiga you got these a lot!).

If you've managed to get your machine totally stabilized (tell us all how you did that by writing me at and miss the Blue Screen, have I got a tool for you!

Microsoft has a "BlueScreen of Death" screen saver that can fool even the savviest IT pro into thinking that your machine has indeed rolled over and died. I wonder if I can get a version for my Mac G4?

Posted by Doug Barney on November 15, 2006 at 11:52 AM