“Microsoft has confirmed that it is investigating a problem described as the ‘black screen of death,’ which affects its latest operating system,” BBC News reports. “The error means that users of Windows 7 see a totally black screen after logging on to the system.”
“Reports suggest the flaw also affects Vista, XP and other systems,” The Beeb reports. “Software firm Prevx, which has issued a fix for the problem, says ‘millions’ of people may be affected.”
Prevx’s David Kennerly “said the firm had identified ‘at least 10 different scenarios which will trigger the same black screen conditions. These appear to have been around for years now,’ he said,” The Beeb reports. “The firm reports that the problem affects editions of Windows 7, Vista, XP, NT, and Windows 2000.”
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MacDailyNews Take: To Windows Sufferers arriving here via Google News and elsewhere: Tired enough, yet? If so, Get a Mac and you’ll never look back — except to laugh.
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