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Black Screen of Death Remains in RTM! Vista

  1. #1


    Al Guest

    Black Screen of Death Remains in RTM! Vista

    This is a follow up to my posting on the Black Screen of Death (BSOD) in
    this group on 10/13/2006

    The BSOD is alive and well in RTM vista MAYBE!

    It occurred once during an Upgrade install over RC2.

    QUESTIONS:
    1. IF I had done a clean install rather than an upgrade would it have
    happened?

    2. I went through a shutdown and a hibernate without getting it. Does this
    mean that it has disappeared?

    One thing that I love is the little audio beep that occurred just before the
    attempt to shutdown. I was doing something else, and it got my attention
    (just as I had intended with my suggestions on 10/13.)

    Otherwise the install went wonderfully.

    Current gripes:
    1. Visual Studio 2005 is NOT compatible with Vista. What a yuck:-)
    2. Windows Mail has a serious jitter problem that I've reported in the
    appropriate group.

    Regard,
    Al Christoph


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  2. #2


    Joe Guest

    Re: Black Screen of Death Remains in RTM! Vista

    I use Visutal Studio for Reporting Services, and all other types of Business
    Intelligience developement - despite the warnings for SQL2005
    incompatibility - it's been working fine since RC2 for me.

    "Al" <AlTheElder@Hotmail.Com> wrote in message
    news:A26A47E9-785A-4341-8164-6370508EC71B@microsoft.com...
    > This is a follow up to my posting on the Black Screen of Death (BSOD) in
    > this group on 10/13/2006
    >
    > The BSOD is alive and well in RTM vista MAYBE!
    >
    > It occurred once during an Upgrade install over RC2.
    >
    > QUESTIONS:
    > 1. IF I had done a clean install rather than an upgrade would it have
    > happened?
    >
    > 2. I went through a shutdown and a hibernate without getting it. Does this
    > mean that it has disappeared?
    >
    > One thing that I love is the little audio beep that occurred just before
    > the attempt to shutdown. I was doing something else, and it got my
    > attention (just as I had intended with my suggestions on 10/13.)
    >
    > Otherwise the install went wonderfully.
    >
    > Current gripes:
    > 1. Visual Studio 2005 is NOT compatible with Vista. What a yuck:-)
    > 2. Windows Mail has a serious jitter problem that I've reported in the
    > appropriate group.
    >
    > Regard,
    > Al Christoph
    >



      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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