Designer Blue Screens for your Windows

Whats a Blue Screen if it isn’t blue in color…right!? A blue screen that’s not blue can definitely be disconcerting for anyone. Mark Russinovich has described how to use local kernel debugging to change the colors of the Windows crash screen, also known as the “blue screen of death”.

Designer Blue Screens for Windows

No doubt showing off a green screen of death or red screen of death to your friends and family is fun, but the steps involved are too complicated.

So what they have done is that they have modified Notmyfault, a buggy driver demonstration tool that Mark wrote for the book and his crash dump analysis presentations.

To set a custom designer color for your Blue Screen, download Notmyfault from Sysinternals.

designer bsod Designer Blue Screens for your Windows

Simply make your color section in the new BSOD color picker dialog, press the “Do Bug” button, and to preview and enjoy your creation!

Read the details here and download Notmyfault from Sysinternals.

Looking for a Blue Screen Screensaver? Check this one from Sysinternals!

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Anand Khanse aka HappyAndyK is an end-user Windows enthusiast, a Microsoft MVP in Windows, since 2006, and the Admin of TheWindowsClub.com. Please create a System Restore Point before trying out any software & be careful about any third-party offers while installing freeware. Add me on Google+.
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