Microsoft has confirmed that it is investigating a problem described as the "black screen of death", which affects its latest operating system.

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8 years 23 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago


Newspeak alert

From the BBC story:

""Users have resorted to reloading Windows as a last ditch effort to fix the problem," the firm's David Kennerley wrote in a blog post.

"We hope we can help a good many of you avoid the need to reload.""

Reinstall is apparently reload now. Sounds fast and simple. We do that all the time when we browse the web.

They say Microsoft has influence inside BBC nowadays. Perhaps this is one little sign of it.