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Windows 10 Feature Roadmap, Federal Lawsuit: Microsoft Roundup
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4/19/2016 | 8:20:48 AM
Bluescreen QR codes
"When the Blue Screen of Death appears on Windows 10 PCs, it will now have a QR code with notes to help users with troubleshooting. Scanning the QR code will give users access to more information about the BSOD, and possible fixes, by taking them to a support site or by letting them call IT support and read out the stop code information."

I have to ask myself, is this really better?  Over the decades that I've been seeing blue screens of death the vast majority of the stop codes were so generic it wasn't helpful to look up and just lead to more frustration.  The infamous IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL for example.  Even in Win 10's Event Viewer three is still a lot of error codes that go nowhere on Microsoft's own support site.  I suspect the QR codes will just be a faster way to get to those empty sites.


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