The infamous Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) turns black in Windows 11

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After many expectations, Microsoft released the first preview build of Windows 11 last week. We’ve already covered in detail the all-new Windows 11 features and UI overhaul. However, another major design change was revealed. This is a Windows 11 blue screen overhaul.

Well, if you are an avid Windows user, you are confident that you encountered the Windows Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) at some point in your life. This is usually displayed when something important in the OS fails and the system crashes. the current, Windows 10 users will see a blue screen with a sad face Additional information about the error that caused the crash.

For those who don’t know, Microsoft added a sad smiley to the BSOD on Windows 8 in 2012. Then in late 2016, the company also added a QR code to guide users to related resources to resolve Windows errors. And four years later, the blue background has changed in Windows 11.

In Windows 11, Microsoft may change the color of the BSOD screen from blue to black. This matches the new black background on the Windows 11 power-on and shutdown screens. As a result, this is Black screen of death (Still BSOD) Instead of the former. However, it is worth mentioning that no changes have been made to the BSOD other than the screen colors.

In addition, the Black Screen of Death is expected to appear in the final build of Windows 11, but is not currently enabled by Microsoft. For preview builds, Microsoft has been using green for the BSOD that it has been using for Windows preview builds since 2016. What do you think of the Death Black Screen? Let us know in the comments section below.

Featured image courtesy of: The Verge