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Yoshi
11-28-2001, 11:33 PM
Why is it blue and not in any other colors (Red, Green, yellow...):confused:
I hate the NT's blue screen of death. (won't let me restart):mad:
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Justin W
11-28-2001, 11:55 PM
Hm, maybe blue is suppose to be calming. :)

oskilian
11-29-2001, 12:01 AM
well, I think it must be one of the basic 8 EGA colors:

black: you wouldn't notice the change it you're on a command line window

red: first: it would scare you more then necessary
second: they don't want people to think these errors are the devil's work (even if they are :) )

green: it would blind any eye

yellow: same as green

cyan: same as yellow

magenta: it blinds you even more than what green, yellow or cyan can.

white: it's not comfortable

blue: it's the right one!!!

Oskilian

doubleanti
11-29-2001, 12:29 AM
heeey, i remember ega... my oh my... 64 colors could do anything... but then we had vga and were like... man... 256 colors could do anything... but then we had high color... and were were like... man, can't get any better than this... but then we had true color... by then the computer was used as an artists brush... oh, and of course, 4 color cga, and monochrome...

why was monochrome that brassy [gold, that's the word...] color and black?

iain
11-29-2001, 02:33 PM
is there any way of 'tweaking' the sys settings or regsitry settings and customizing those error messages?

personally i dont find

fatal error cf34383vb EXCEPtion error in kernel 32

very helpful and would prefer something along the lines of

Oh look, windows screwed up again. the system will never recover so ill just reboot it for you now shall i?

rick barclay
11-29-2001, 02:48 PM
Or, iain, you could just insert a link to "Developers! Developers! Developers! Developers!" That would cheer up a blue screen. :)

rick barclay

doubleanti
11-29-2001, 04:41 PM
>Oh look, windows screwed up again. the system will never recover so ill just reboot it for you now shall i?

i thought you meant changing the colors... now, that would be a fun hack [of sorts] to make...

oskilian
11-29-2001, 04:49 PM
>fatal error cf34383vb EXCEPtion error in kernel 32

this means that the error happened when the computer was running on the cf34383 offset on the file kernel32.dll, you should look it up in a decompiler and see if there's something nasty in there, and if there is, try and fix it. I've repaired kernel32.dll twice (screwed it about 10 times) and user32.dll about six times (screwed it up about... hmm, I lost count of it).

Oskilian