Blue Screen of Death

Microsoft engineer: ‘Definitely problems’ with test process after crippling Windows patch

By Gregg Keizer, Computerworld | August 22nd, 2014 Employee says latest ‘Blue Screen of Death’ screw-up affects only 1 in 10,000 PCs. A week after Microsoft pulled a Patch Tuesday update that crippled an unknown number of Windows 7 PCs, the company has yet to provide a working fix for either the original vulnerability or …

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Microsoft urges customers to uninstall ‘Blue Screen of Death’ update

By Gregg Keizer, Computerworld | August 17th, 2014 One of last week’s security updates has bricked an unknown number of PCs running Windows 7. Microsoft on Friday quietly recommended that customers uninstall one of last week’s security updates after users reported that it crippled their computers with the infamous “Blue Screen of Death” (BSOD). The …

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