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Sure it looks pretty, but why not just show a picture of a flower with "YOUR COMPUTER STOPPED WORKING AND WILL AUTOMATICALLY RESTART". You'd accomplish the same thing and a flower looks even prettier than the blue-ish background.

Sure there's still the option of viewing dump files (I think), but I'd rather not have to open the debugger, the file, and look through it. At least the current BSODs tell you useful stuff on the actual screen.

It really seems like Microsoft is knocking out a certain group of users. Everything is pretty and more-or-less easily accessible now for those that know nothing about computers, yet there's options for those who are very experienced. But what about those in the middle (like most of us here)?
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Yeah i can see windows 8 is going to be dissapointing ..

Windows 7 was a big leap ahead anyway , still perfect in every way ..

i will upgrade though once the retail is available , i like to keep with the times . If windows 8 is out i doubt i would stay using 7 , it would just bug me too much .

this bsod thing , doesnt even really matter .. the objective is not to get this bluescreen or blackscreen so we will hardly see it .

meh .

one major point selling point of this OS is , it will be easy to use .. for people that arent that great with pc's . Other than that i can assure u it will be the shell of windows 7 .
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It's good MS is sticking with Blue, because no one would know what to do with a VSOD, YSOD, RSOD, GSOD or WhateverSOD - though having a UVSOD or IRSOD might be cool. Next one will be a LaserSOD - kind of like LaserU2 at the Planetarium, but with computer icons...

If MS wanted to rip off Apple, they could have the old school bomb that Apple stole from Stratego...
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This is going to be problematic for overclockers...I really hope there'll be a way to revert.

I've got the Win 8 ISO in my Downloads folder right now, must setup virtual machine.
Not true, thats what event viewer is for. Going in there will give you the exact BSOD code, just as it does now, I'm sure.

That information is still necessary. But for every 10,000 copies they sell, only 1 user needs that BSOD info. And they all happen to be on this forum.
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Here I was thinking they'd added "PEBCAK" in capital letters and a obnoxiously loud siren to the BSOD.
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How about actual information?
I know.

I really like it when my mac kernel panics, gives me a crap ton of debug info.
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LOL sweet. Because this will really get people to buy a new OS: a new crash/error menu...
Actually... Yes... most people buy superficially.

It has eliminated another reason why not to buy Windows.
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A sugar-coated BSOD? Mmmk.
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here i was thinking they'd added "pebcak" in capital letters and a obnoxiously loud siren to the bsod.
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