“Microsoft’s Windows operating system is often mocked for its blue screen of death, the dreaded error message that appears on an all-too-often basis when attempting to work the computer too hard,” Killian Bell reports for Cult of Android.

“Now it seems the company’s Windows Phone platform has a nasty error message of its own,” Bell reports. “This particular error message, spotted on the HTC 8X, rather hilariously asks you to ‘insert your Windows installation disk’ and ‘repair your computer’ to continue.”

Bell reports, “It’s clearly a basic error message that’s part of the Windows platform, which Microsoft didn’t bother updating for Windows Phone devices.”

Microsoft Windows Phone’s Black Screen Of Death

Microsoft Windows Phone’s Black Screen Of Death

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MacDailyNews Take: Yet more hall-asssed, unfinished Microsoftian crap thrust into the hands of the hopelessly masochistic.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]