Microsoft Longhorn to feature a black box

Posted on Tuesday, Apr 26 2005 @ 21:39 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Microsoft said that Longhorn will feature the computer equivalent of the black box in an airplane to better understand and to prevent computer crashes.
The tool will build on the existing Watson error-reporting tool in Windows but will provide Microsoft with much deeper information, including what programs were running at the time of the error and even the contents of documents that were being created. Businesses will also choose whether they want their own technology managers to receive such data when an employee's machine crashes.
Read more at CNET


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