Nice MS bug

Thomas 'Balu' Walter tw at
Wed Jul 19 00:07:49 PDT 2000

+-Gerard Beekmans-(gerard at[18.07.00 23:02]:
> Apparently when you access something in MS Windows that has /con/con in
> it's path, the system crashes. I had to try that so I fired up my
> notebook with Win95 on it. I entered /con/con/con.exe in Start - Run...
> and yup "A fatal exception 0E has occurred at..."

Nice playing with this:

Down the page is a link :) (imagine what happens if you include
this as <img src="file:///c:/con/con">...)


PS: It does not crash all machines. Some NT boxes just work on
as expected. It is not depending on service-packs, I believe,
because we have different boxes here with the same packs, one
crashes, one not...
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