Olympic Fail: BSOD Makes Its Appearance at the Olympics

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peterson0000

Hi,

 

 Nice article.....You know a very high % of BSODs are caused by bad drivers from hardware
vendors and from bad software. How do you know the BSOD was caused
specifically by Microsoft/Windows? It very well could have been a
Microsoft Windows problem, but odds are, it was more likely a software
problem.

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wisely

In May 2007, a similiar incident happen in China.

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2007-05/20/content_6125876.htm

http://www.p2pnet.net/story/12279

Right after August 2008, my company, which is using Symantec also have many users who experience BSOD right after Symantec detected a Trojan and requested a reboot to delete virus.

So I suspect that the incident may be related.

 

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rayatwork05

You'd think they'd change the color of the BSOD =D Pink would have gone over much better.

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Sever

And thats exactly why all of the new lighting and sound companies are using MACs LOL.

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Terdog

Are you serious? Man, talk about your epci epic fail.. I guess they wount be using vista in 2010!..

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Danduhman

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9rXWr6Ezax4 I believe this is the video you are talking about

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Fenthic

The BSOD appearing on Bill Gates was during the demo of Windows 98 not XP.

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dethdeks

the only thing that would be funnier would have been if the computer used to show the "fireworks show" ended up bsod'ing in the middle of the fireworks , now that woulda been funny as hell.

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sdcat

Good Job MicroSoft, you have done it to an international level publically world wide. BSOD is something you should have fixed more than 12 years ago, 12 years!!!

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Antilogic81

Yup I just dumped my $8K computer into the trash when I saw this.......

 

Going to use Ubuntu to play Crysis now. Oh wait....

 

/Sarcasm

 

This is pretty funny but the video of Windows XP going to blue screen when Bill Gates was talking about it at a press conference is still better. 

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sdcat

Windows xp you sure? I thoguth that was Win98.

If you were making an important presentation lets say all the higher ups were there, and someone out of the "blue" humiliated you. That would not be funny at all, to both you and that someone.

Assuming this picture is true and leaked out, ...everyone would probably say never trust windows at all or at least on any special occation.

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sirphunkee

that's not actually the real blue screen of death though...it's a stand-in they used because the real one wasn't pretty enough ;)

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gatorXXX

ROFL!!!!!

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icebird

That photo is priceless!

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