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Windows 7: Windows 7 SP1 Can Crash If Command Prompt Is Opened and Closed

07 Nov 2011   #1

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
Windows 7 SP1 Can Crash If Command Prompt Is Opened and Closed

Windows 7 SP1 Can Crash If Command Prompt Is Opened and Closed Repeatedly

It might be less of a good idea to repeatedly open and close a command prompt or a PowerShell console in Windows 7, than you might think, at least according to Microsoft.

The Redmond company reveals that launching and exiting either a command prompt or a PowerShell console multiple times can generate potential problems, and even crash the operating system.

Windows Server 2008 R2 is also affected by this issue, as are the versions of the two platforms that have already been upgraded to Service Pack 1 (SP1).

If customers indeed go ahead and perform the actions described above, Microsoft warns that “the performance of the computer may become slow, and applications may crash.”
Windows 7 SP1 Can Crash If Command Prompt Is Opened and Closed Repeatedly - Softpedia

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08 Nov 2011   #2

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit

Still, the problem is not generalized, as it “occurs when you use a non-English input method (such as the Japanese IME),” Microsoft added.
Geez JMH, you had me going here for a moment.
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