Black Screen of death for Windows 8? are speculating that Microsoft may have switched from the Blue Screen of Death on prior operating systems to a Black Screen of death on Windows 8.

The last time Microsoft used a Black Screen of death was in Windows 3.x when DOS based apps failed to execute correctly..


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  • xinu

    black or blue, the blue (or black) screen of death should not even exist. Its certainly become rare for me since windows 7, lets hope it stays this way.