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Secret Obsession: Odd Windows Crash Alerts

March 11, 2010

Microsoft Windows isn’t restricted to just laptops and tower PCs: It is also common for Windows to serve as the dominant operating system inside of ATMs, cars, kiosks, taxi meters, medical imaging devices, advertising display boards and so many of the computerized screens that we gaze upon and take for granted every day. That is, until they stop working.

New Patches Cause BSoD for Some Windows XP Users

February 11, 2010

If you use Windows XP and haven’t yet updated your system with the ten or so security updates that Microsoft issued Tuesday, you might to hold off for a bit. Turns out, a non-trivial number of XP users are reporting that their systems suffer from the dreaded Blue Screen of Death (BSoD) and fall into a reboot loop after installing the latest batch of patches from Redmond.