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blue screen of death
slang A humorous term for the blue screen that is sometimes displayed after a crash on a computer with a Windows operating system. So you've got a blue screen of death, huh? Have you tried restarting your computer?
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blue screen of deathand BSOD
phr. & comp. abb. the blue computer screen that appears in early versions of Windows when Windows discovers a programming or operational error. Every time I run that program I get the BSOD. No matter what program causes the blue screen of death, Bill Gates gets the blame.
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