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06-26-02, 07:41 PM   #1  
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Computer crash

What exactly is a computer "crash".

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06-26-02, 08:01 PM   #2  
A conflict among any or all of: firmware, hardware or software, causing an abrupt cease of normal functions.

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06-26-02, 09:36 PM   #3  
A computer "crash" is a general layman's term for equipment being in an unresponsive state.

A crash also describes an event of the heads of a hard drive physically coming into contact with the surface of the physical disk.

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07-01-02, 02:37 PM   #4  
Not to be confused with the computer "bombing".

That generally is an unresponsive computer that can be remedied by restarting it.

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