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\Windows 7 reintroduces remote BSoD

David Gerard (12369) writes | about 5 years ago

Microsoft 8

David Gerard writes "Remember the good old days of the 1990s, when you could teardrop attack any Windows user who'd annoyed you and bluescreen them? Microsoft reintroduces this popular feature in Windows 7, courtesy the rewritten TCP/IP and SMB2 stacks. Well done, guys! Another one for the Windows 7 Drinking Game."
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A bug in a beta release, who'd have thunk it? (1)

Viol8 (599362) | about 5 years ago | (#29349155)

I'm not MS fanboi, but FFS at least wait until the final OS image is released until the sniping starts.

Re:A bug in a beta release, who'd have thunk it? (1)

Gentlewhisper (759800) | about 5 years ago | (#29349233)

The RTM is already released a month ago.

Re:A bug in a beta release, who'd have thunk it? (1)

David Gerard (12369) | about 5 years ago | (#29349273)

This is a bug in the RTM gold master, i.e. the actual release.

Re:A bug in a beta release, who'd have thunk it? (2, Informative)

doctor_nation (924358) | about 5 years ago | (#29349387)

What everyone else said, plus if you RTFA you'll see that the vulnerability applies to Vista as well.

Re:A bug in a beta release, who'd have thunk it? (1)

David Gerard (12369) | about 5 years ago | (#29349465)

ooh, you're right! So I'm being very unfair to Windows 7 - the remote BSoD is actually an exciting new Vista feature.

That is what I said, thank you. (1)

twitter (104583) | about 5 years ago | (#29355717)

This bug has been added to the Vista Failure Log [slashdot.org] . I thought that OS was over, but it keeps giving. I have also added this flaw to the Windows 7 Failure Log [slashdot.org] , which is as much a continuation of the Vista Failure Log as Windows 7 is a continuation of Vista.

I double plus good your plus and raise you a failed company [slashdot.org] , like everyone else says.

Re:That is what I said, thank you. (1)

WillHill (1633827) | about 5 years ago | (#29359201)

http://slashdot.org/~SockDisclosure/journal/214377 [slashdot.org] The sockdisclosure list also needs the comments you use as AC. These comments use the the secpnd part of your dimwitted sig. "Friends do assist M$ addicted friends in committing suicide"
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