Hate to disappoint, but BSOD (blue screen of death) is a relatively normal occurence. It just happens when windows chokes to the point it can't recover. They "fixed" this in early versions of XP by simply rebooting the computer automatically when a BSOD happened, so you don't see it lol. This "fix" was taken out as it caused some systems to reboot endlessly.
In general if you get a BSOD, just hit the reset button on your computer and let it reboot. You will usually be fine. If it repeats, then you may have some sort of instability like a bad driver etc. Even hard drive errors will almost never cause a BSOD.
In the old days of XP it was easy to get one, just plug and unplug a USB device a few times, crash. It is still the most common situation that plugging in a USB device will cause the BSOD.
Yes, windows 7 and vista still have their own versions of BSOD.
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