New black screen of death

New restart screen in Windows 8.

A clearer version of the black screen of death.

It still looks to me like a beta screen though…

What do you guys think? Is this something that looks like it will make it into the finished version?

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  • xinu

    Nice to see an update to the old BSOD. I think this looks better than the other image that has surfaced.

  • Kiran Kishore

    I hope I never have to see this!!!