When Gates' system crashed and he got the dreaded blue screen of death, O'Brien turned to the audience and said, "And right now, nine people are being fired .
What does BSD stand for?
BSD stands for Blue Screen of Death (Windows NT Unrecoverable Error)
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We have 178 other meanings of BSD in our Acronym Attic
- Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture (mathematics)
- Bitstream Syntax Description (computer programming)
- Black Shoe Diaries (blog; Penn State University)
- Black Skull Dragon
- Black Spawn Den (Asheron's Call Game)
- Black Spiral Dancer (gaming term from White-Wolf)
- Black Studies Database
- Blind Spot Detection (vehicular safety)
- Blind, Stupid and Desperate
- Blood Service Directive (American Red Cross Biomedical Services)
- Blue State Digital (various locations)
- Blueshout Designs
- Boise School District (Boise, ID)
- Booneville School District (Booneville, MS)
- Boundary-Scan Diagnostics (JTAG Technologies)
- Bram Stoker's Dracula (pinball machine, released 1993)
- Breach of Statutory Duty
- Bremerton School District (Bremerton, WA)
- Britvic Soft Drinks (UK)
- Brookhaven School District (Mississippi)
Samples in periodicals archive:
lt;p>Within hours of that update's release, users flooded Microsoft's support forum, reporting that their computers had been incapacitated with a Blue Screen of Death (BSOD).
In some cases, this caused the machines to display the dreaded blue screen of death.
Marcel Gagne has written a book which promises to "kiss the blue screen of death goodbye" by showing the reader how to move to Linux.
Worldwide Computer Products News-9 February 2004-REVIEW: Moving to Linux; Kiss the Blue Screen of Death Goodbye
Maybe that was why I later got a Blue Screen of Death when I tried to leave the site.
Ready to trade in your blue screen of death for a cute cuddly penguin?
This one was brilliant: "In Japan, they have replaced the impersonal and unhelpful Microsoft error messages with Haiku poetry messages," Among the adaptations of this ancient Japanese poetic form, which seeks to convey powerful insights through extreme brevity, were: "Yesterday it work'd/Today it is not working/ Windows is like that," "Windows NT crash'd/I am the Blue Screen of Death.