Why it matters: Although Windows 11 is the biggest fix for Microsoft's operating system, there are some fundamental changes to some features, one of which dates back to the early 1990s: the blue screen of death. BSoD does not go away on its own, but it may change from a certain blue to black.
According to a report from The Verge, Microsoft plans to switch to the Windows 11 screen of death, but not everyone who uses the preview will see it. Tom's Hardware writes that when it intentionally causes a crash, a classic blue screen appears, while some people have been looking at the green screen seen in Windows Insider Builds since 2016.
If you're running a Windows Insider, you're It builds 22000. You can enable the screen of death by going to [HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\CrashControl] and setting DisplayPreReleaseColor to 0. You have to reboot for this to work. Xeno - Xeno (XenoPanther) Jul 1, 2021
A Xeno Twitter user has discovered that there is a way he can see the black screen of death by changing the registry key. Those with Windows 11 Preview installed can launch Registry Editor, go to HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\CrashControl, set the DisplayPreRelaseColor value to 0, then restart.
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This is The biggest major change to the blue screen of death since Microsoft added the sad face to Windows 8 in 2012, and the QR code was added in 2016.
There is no guarantee that black will replace blue as the preferred page color Death's favorite. The Verge writes that it understands Microsoft is developing a new look, but many things could change from the preview version to the final version. Redmond has yet to comment on the BSoD color change.
Microsoft blackened the blue screen of death in Windows 11