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Vista Blue Screen

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I’ve been running Vista since it came out and I’ve only had two blue screens. Both of them have occurred when I’ve been working with files on an external USB drive and have pulled the drive out too soon.

The new shade of blue is extremely relaxing.  So relaxing I wasn’t even upset when it happened.  I would have posted what it looked like but Alt+PrntScrn doesn’t work at that point :)

Here are the crash details. Notice that the Problem Event Name is “Blue Screen.”  Isn’t that weird?  Shouldn’t it reference an IO issue?  The Blue Screen is the result of me pulling the drive out too fast.

Problem signature:
  Problem Event Name:    BlueScreen
  OS Version:    6.0.6000.2.0.0.256.6
  Locale ID:    1033

Additional information about the problem:
  BCCode:    ce
  BCP1:    B5870785
  BCP2:    00000008
  BCP3:    B5870785
  BCP4:    00000000
  OS Version:    6_0_6000
  Service Pack:    0_0
  Product:    256_1

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Written by Chris Sutton

October 28, 2007 at 7:23 pm

Posted in Technology

2 Responses

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  1. Maybe the exception handler was throwing an exception?

    Mike Cole

    January 16, 2009 at 9:58 am


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