'I'm sorry, your lift has had a problem and had to shut down'

More BSODs for your schadenfraude


It's not only size that matters: sometimes, the context of a BSOD also makes it fun.

Lifts are always a rich vein of Windows worries. As reader Charles told us for the following:

BSOD in a lift

It's just for advertising, right? It's not actually controlling the lift. Right? Bueller?

“Eight years ago I was visiting a friend in hospital when I was confronted with a disturbing image upon entering one of the elevators (yeah, OK, one of the lifts).”

Phil arguably beats Charles, though, because this Sydney lift wanted a login and was running Windows98 well after it was deprecated:

BSOD in a York Street lift

Phil also spotted a nice combination of BSOD and failed display in the same building, a couple of years later:

Clarence Street, BSOD on a dead display

Martin spotted a nice BSOD in Glasgow, at the Silverburn shopping centre:

BSOD in Glasgow

And finally – for this week, anyhow – this BSOD is notable not for its size, but the frustration it would cause. It's a Windows Phone crash Spencer suffered in 2013:

Win Phone BSOD

Insert disk WHERE, EXACTLY?

Keep 'em coming. We might have to give headline rights to whoever catches a non-Windows system in a public pants-down! ®

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