If you contact Microsoft for technical assistance, they’ll want to know the contents of this file.
The “technical information” section portion contains the actual Windows stop code, in oh-so-easy-to-read hexadecimal form.
You have no choice but to sigh loudly, shake your fist at Bill Gates and angrily push the reset button.
You’ve just been visited by the ghost of windows crashed: The blue screen of death.
There are many parts to a BSo D, but the most important is right at the top.
The actual name of the error is presented in all caps with an underscore between each word.
In some cases, Vista will be unable recover on its own, and the result is a blue screen.
For example, if your videocard crashes, you may see a message saying "Display driver stopped responding and has recovered." In XP and previous OSes, this almost always would have resulted in a system crash.Despite appearing unintelligible at first glance, this combination of numbers and letters is instrumental in determining the cause of the crash.Pay particular attention to the first set of numbers and letters.If you're returning here by way of bookmark, first off, please accept our condolences.There's only reason you spend time reading a Blue Screen of Death (BSo D) article, and that's to try and solve a problem you're having with your own system. " Not to fear, we realize you hate change, which is why come hell or high water, you're sticking it out with Windows XP even after Microsoft stopped supporting it on April 8, 2014. The first is we're updating verbiage where necessary.