Windows Crash Gallery page 13 by David Joffe

“… there’s no wow here, not even in ironic quotes. Vista is at best mildly annoying and at worst makes you want to rush to Redmond, Wash. and rip somebody’s liver out”

—Stephen Manes,

Windows Vista (2)

2008-03-18 Another blue screen of death

2008-03-06 The second taskbar button with a Total Commander icon (showing the tooltip) is actually Visual Studio 2005.

2008-02-19 “Prepare this blank disc” when clicking on drive when disc isn’t empty (can copy files in e.g. Total Commander).

2008-02-11 Word makes “opposite from” …

one word:

2008-02-07 systeminfo fails to work:

followed by the System control panel:

and the System Information utility:

2008-02-06 Visual Studio 6 OLEViewer crash

2008-02-06 A genuine blue screen in Vista

2008-02-06 Empty tooltips

2008-02-01 Removable drives all ‘locked’

2008-01-30 Informative test result when testing an ODBC connection.

2008-01-30 Crash on closing ODBD Administrator dialog.

2008-01-30 Error displayed after right-clicking on S: and selecting Disconnect—what’s it doing there if it doesn’t exist?

2007-11-23 Excel crashed.

2007-10-22 Just copying an image file.

[Also, it looks like all the expand/contract buttons are missing from the folder tree on the left—Ed.]

2007-10-11 Laptop crashed. Notice the network drives. Again.