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Google Chrome and the Blue Screen of Death – BSOD

After a couple of days of heavy use of Google Chrome, the annoyances have started. Having a link in the page’s HTML source ending with a special character causes the while browser to crash. So much for only the tab crashing. The bigger and more annoying issue is the fact that I have received the blue screen of death (BSOD) on 3 ocassions. The message seemed like there was an IRQ conflict. Something to do with IRQL not equal. The only thing common to all 3 occurances is that I was using IE and Chrome simultaneously. And both had some…

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Google Chrome – Initial Review and Comments

So, I managed to snag Google Chrome 8 minutes before noon PDT (the official release time). The link was live, and I downloaded it in a flash. Currently, people are reporting that the server is under extreme load and they are not able to download it. Initial thoughts: – The installation imported my bookmarks automatically without my permission. It only notified me. I’m disappointed with that. If it was a confirmation, it didn’t follow the usability standards. – The browser opened up quick, unlike most others which take time. – The rendering of pages was quick, but the fonts on…

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