Large Hadron Collider to be shut down for two months to undergo repairs for damage caused by an electrial fault, AP reports.
It turns out that this particular PSOD is caused by WDDM drivers backfiring, and DWM failing to gracefully deactivate. Instead of applying the correct Aero transparencies, Windows Vista will render the window in question with a garrish shade of purple, and require to reboot your PC.We've all heard of (and, quite unfortunately, experienced) the infamous Blue Screen of Death. Some of us who tested the earlier Windows Vista beta builds had the unique experience of trying out the Red of Screen Death, which occurred when the bootloader experienced an un-handled exception. And then there's Vista's Purple Screen of Death, which few have ever seen.
Although so far I've been unable to find any information published by Google.""Click a button and the world flips round and you see the sky from that particular location," explained Mr Parsons. "[The view] would be the constellations that you would see oriented in the sky on that particular day at that particular time." Users can overlay the night sky with other information such as galaxies, constellations and detailed images from the Hubble Space Telescope.
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