Everyone has heard of the blue screen of death (BSOD) that appears when your Windows PC crashes. But did you know that Windows 10 also has a green screen of death?
The green screen of death only appears when you run a Insider preview version of Windows 10. It is identical to the blue screen of death and displays the same error messages.
In other words, anything that triggers a blue screen of death on a normal version of Windows 10 triggers a green screen of death on a Windows 10 version of an insider's preview. The only difference is that this screen indicates that you are using a Windows Insider. Build "and he has a green background instead of a blue one.
The green color indicates that the error was generated by unstable development versions of Windows 10. These versions of Insider often have crashes and bugs that you do not encounter in a normal version of Windows 10. Microsoft sometimes guard against errors "green screen" Windows Insiders may encounter while running this development software.
If you see a green screen of death (GSOD) on your PC, it means that you are using a version of Windows 10, Insider Preview,. The problem may well be a bug of the unstable version, although it may also be a more serious problem. with the hardware or drivers of your PC. You will not know for sure before returning to a stable version of Windows 10.
Microsoft made this change in the Update of the creators, which came out in April 2017. Prior to that, Insider versions of Windows 10 used blue screens of standard death.
If you are using a version of Insider Preview of Windows 10 and want to see it for yourself, this registry hack to manually trigger a blue screen always works and a green screen with the stop code "CRU MANUALLY INITIATED" is displayed.