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The biggest Blue Screen of Death ever


No… Ah stuff; there I was watching the Olympics opening ceremonies when I thought, for just a second, that I saw a BSOD during the run up to the lighting of the Olympic flame. It turns out I hadn’t been spending too much time at the keyboard. It seems that during the lighting ceremony that Windows really had fouled up on the world’s largest stage.

You can see the evidence at the Australia’s Sydney Morning Herald. I wonder what newly retired Microsoft chairman Bill Gates, who was in Beijing for the Olympics, thought?

Adding insult to injury, the mis-behaving computer wasn’t running Vista. It was running XP.

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