Steve Haslam (araqnid) wrote,
Steve Haslam
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Why Windows XP Home never blue-screens: if it gets a fatal kernel error, it reboots. You can actually see the blue screen flash up momentarily if your monitor takes a while to change modes. Kind of like the reason you don't get a W2K-style text boot-up menu is because they made the text black-on-black (but left the progress bar white-on-black).
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