BSOD on a Mac...

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by Eithanius, Apr 6, 2006.

  1. macrumors 65816

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    So, like the title suggest.... has anyone managed to crash Windows enough to cause a BSOD on a Mac...? :D :D :p

    PS: WinXP with Boot Camp of course....
     
  2. macrumors regular

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    Theoretically at the moment, I don't think there should be too much reason. There's only a limited amount of hardware that windows will have to deal with, and all of it has drivers provided by apple, and if those are good...
     
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  4. macrumors newbie

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    I did on my MBP - it appeared that it recognized the camera and listed it under "My Computer" - so I double clicked it and was greeted w/ the BSOD. Not surprised in the least.
     
  5. macrumors member

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    hahaha I got one.

    I tried to save a password in a web form and bam BSOD.

    Just like the good ol' days before I switched, and I still dont' regret it, lol
     
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    iGary

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    That's what you get loading that crap on your Mac. :p
     
  7. macrumors member

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    lol, ya, if only they would of made a few things for OS X then I wouldn't have to be a beta tester :D

    hopefully in about 40 minutes I'll have some benchmarks (3dmark05) if anyone is interested
     
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    Steve1496

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    Yep. Only in BootCamp does this happent too, not xom. When installing AIM 5.9 (triton really sucks), it'll crash at installing imghlp.dll.

    I submited a bug report to Apple.


    Steve
     
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    LimeiBook86

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    Installing Skype gave me a BSOD for a second before it rebooted by itself, I held down option and booted into Windows XP again and uninstalled Skype. I have had no further problems, works like a charm! :D

    EDIT: I tried to instal Alcohol 120% (CD/DVD drive emulation software) and got a BSOD...restarted and everything is fine just a heads up! :p
     

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