Friday, November 26, 2004

MS Upgrade Crashes 80K PCs In UK

The British Department of Work and Pensions was brought to a halt last Monday when the BSOD brought as many as 80,000 workstations in the agency down. Reports say that EDS (who manage the agency's IT) were trying to upgrade some systems from W2K to XP. The problem took days to resolve, and Microsoft actually flew people in to get it fixed. The average user can't even get them on the phone.


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