... when I said yesterday that so far I had had no blue-screen-of-death system crashes under Windows Vista.

Of course I had one just now -- this morning Shanghai time, the first time I'd restarted the computer since posting that Vista item. Coincidence??? Yeah, that's what They'd like you to think....

Restart time after the blue-screen crash, various CHKDSK routines included: seven minutes, forty-five seconds. And oh, yes, post-crash there are now 7.13 gigs "free" on my 110-gig hard disk. Just reporting data here. And whining a little bit.

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