Yes, Windows Vista does crash ...

Yes, Windows Vista does crash ...

Summary: Ahhh, it's been a busy week so I thought I'd end with a funny ...Here a funny (well, I found it funny) error message that we caught over at the PC Doc HQ the other day:We waited ...

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Ahhh, it's been a busy week so I thought I'd end with a funny ...

Here a funny (well, I found it funny) error message that we caught over at the PC Doc HQ the other day:

Yes, Windows Vista does crash Â…

We waited ... nothing happened ... eventually we clicked on End Process ... nothing happened ...

Blasted computers ... might be less hassle to use an abacus.

Topics: Windows, Microsoft

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  • Carefully worded...with an careful omission.

    What is says:

    The program [b]may[/b] respond again if you wait.

    What it should really say:

    The program [b]may[/b] respond again if you wait....[i]then again, it may not.[/i]

    ;-)

    MGP
    MGP2
  • The program may respond again if you wait.You've got to be kidding, right.

    ROTFLMAO !!!

    The most secure and stable OS on the planet , eh . I also found this on the WWW the other day .

    To Protect Your Computer, Windows has Closed the Firewall Service .

    http://uneasysilence.com/archive/2007/06/11105/


    Calling Mike Cox , calling NonZealot , calling No_Axe_To_Grind , calling Loverock Davidson . We are having a total vista meltdown . Here's to the WOW features . ROTFLMAO !!!!!!!
    Intellihence
    • Actually is Loverock Still around?

      I haven't seen him in a while, he might be on vacation.

      I will be next week, so if you don't here from me, well I will be busy kicking tail at MML.
      nucrash
      • Say his name three times

        Yeah, he's been observed [1] on other threads today.

        [1] I was going to write "sighted," then considered another sense, then decided to be noncommital.
        Yagotta B. Kidding
    • Another careful omission...

      What it said:

      [i]To Protect Your Computer, Windows has Closed the Firewall Service.[/i}

      What it should have said:

      To Protect Your Computer, Windows has Closed the Firewall Service[i}, but just to prove to you that Vista doesn't crash, we've left all of your ports open so as not to hinder communications.[/i] ;-)

      MGP
      MGP2
      • Darned brathes

        Juth goeth to thow you that brathes don't juth thcrew up your thpeech. They thcrew up your typing ath well. I typed } instead of ], which methed up the italicth. Oy! ;-)
        How it SHOULD have looked...I think.

        What it said:

        [i]To Protect Your Computer, Windows has Closed the Firewall Service.[/i]

        What it should have said:

        To Protect Your Computer, Windows has Closed the Firewall Service[i], but just to prove to you that Vista doesn't crash, we've left all of your ports open so as not to hinder communications.[/i]

        Signed,
        Anonymous
        MGP2
  • Adobe Apps

    I see you had Photoshop up when this problem occurred. I am wondering how stable the Adobe suite is under Vista and if this was part of the problem?

    I ask only because I have been avoiding Vista on account of Adobe support since I am a heavy user of Creative Suite and Production Studio.
    Cornhead
    • re: Adobe Apps

      I'm sure if it was the Adobe app, then the message would delight in telling you.
      Its probably the Vista derivative of General Protection Fault - IE .. sorry i mean i.e. a catch-all for windows failures without telling you a process in Windows had died.
      deaf_e_kate
  • Was it Vista that crashed?

    First off, was this Windows that was being non-responsive or an application. And was this a third party application, because even when coded properly you know that the fault of third party Apps. Those third party apps will be the death of Microsoft. They should consider closing up the OS and only allow people to code apps for web browsers similar to Apple's iPhone. Only then can your PC truly be stable. For too long the developer has had too open of a platform to build on and for too long they have just mucked things up.
    nucrash
    • HAHAHA!!!

      Nice one!!! :)
      NonZealot
      • Yeah...

        ...I think Jobs may have finally hit on the secret to handling poorly-written apps: don't let developers write apps for your OS.

        Carl Rapson
        rapson
      • Re: HAHAHA!!!

        It seems that Vista must be crashing a lot. If you look at the latest software sales, you will find some interesting info. Ignore the fact that Leopard is the top selling piece of software. The interesting thing is that 2 editions of Windows XP are outselling Vista. It seems many people are going back to XP, or at least still think it is a better buy than Vista. You seem to be the guru of all things Vista. Please explain that one.

        Cheers
        A Grain of Salt
        • What are you talking about?

          leapord is not released or selling and Vista sales are higher then XP. You need to check your sources before you spout off to avoid looking like such a tool!
          ShadeTree
          • Apologies. Omitted to say at Amazon.com

            I omitted to say at Amazon.com. You will still find that XP is out selling Vista and Leopard is first.

            Cheers
            A Grain of Salt
          • Amazon.com is hardly represenative ...

            ... of software sales.
            ShadeTree
          • What would you know about sales John E. Wahd . <NT>

            <NT>
            Intellihence
    • Would appear it is an application crash.

      A Windows crash is (still) a core dump. Yes, it still does this (as found in a store I was looking in, bunch of laptops on the shelf had dumped core), but the author is not showing that and the idiot who did the title (hopefully not the same person) is confused.
      B.O.F.H.
    • Does it matter?

      Tell Joe Public [i]"It wasn't Vista that crashed, it was application xxxxxxx"[/i]

      I'm sure Joe's response will not be [i]"Well - that's OK then, as long as it wasn't Vista"[/i]
      bportlock
      • That's actually quite funny

        I work in a mixed PC/Mac environment. When any crash happens on the Mac, the users blame anything but OSX (even themselves). It doesn't matter if they lost hours of work, it can't be Apple's fault.

        On the PC side, everything is MS's fault. 'Damn Windows' is the common response, even when it is code I've written that crashed (yes, I'm not a perfect programmer).

        So you theoretical Joe's response is valid, for about 3 or 4 percent of the computer users, if you substitute 'OSX' for 'Vista'
        mdemuth
        • Assumptions

          Well, at least in OS X, when you tell a process to end, it does.
          frgough