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Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) font?

Can anyone tell me, with certainty, which font is used in the Win9x
BSODs?

Thanks.


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1/20/2004 6:49:17 AM
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"DC" <dcmoose@myrealbox.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag news:slrnc0pjrd.3hd.dcmoose@moosemeat.ca.INVALID...
> Can anyone tell me, with certainty, which font is used in the Win9x
> BSODs?

Yep. It is the text font wired into your video card.

Andreas


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Andreas
1/20/2004 1:16:16 PM
Andreas H�feld wrote in <bujouq$9n9$04$2@news.t-online.com>: > "DC" <dcmoose@myrealbox.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag news:slrnc0pjrd.3hd.dcmoose@moosemeat.ca.INVALID... >> Can anyone tell me, with certainty, which font is used in the Win9x >> BSODs? > Yep. It is the text font wired into your video card. Okay. So, there can be minor variances from one video card mfr to another in this font? I seem to recall every BSOD I have ever had having the same font, regardless of the system I was using. There must be a standard that the video card mfrs use? If you know what it is called, I would really like to know. Thanks again. -- DC   0 DC 1/20/2004 7:53:04 PM DC wrote: > Andreas H�feld wrote in <bujouq$9n9$04$2@news.t-online.com>:
>
>> "DC" <dcmoose@myrealbox.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
>> news:slrnc0pjrd.3hd.dcmoose@moosemeat.ca.INVALID...
>>
>>> Can anyone tell me, with certainty, which font is used in the
>>> Win9x BSODs?
>>
>> Yep. It is the text font wired into your video card.
>
> So, there can be minor variances from one video card mfr to another
> in this font? [...]

Yes. There are two quite popular fonts, though: The "standard" hardware
font used by most card manufacturers, and the ATI font used by ... guess
who. ;) Besides that there is (almost) nothing.

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1/21/2004 1:11:35 AM
Lars Trebing wrote in <bukjk8$il2a4$3@ID-184670.news.uni-berlin.de>:
> DC wrote:

>> Andreas H�feld wrote in <bujouq$9n9$04$2@news.t-online.com>: >>> "DC" <dcmoose@myrealbox.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag >>> news:slrnc0pjrd.3hd.dcmoose@moosemeat.ca.INVALID... >>>> Can anyone tell me, with certainty, which font is used in the >>>> Win9x BSODs? >>> Yep. It is the text font wired into your video card. >> So, there can be minor variances from one video card mfr to another >> in this font? [...] > Yes. There are two quite popular fonts, though: The "standard" hardware > font used by most card manufacturers, and the ATI font used by ... guess > who. ;) Besides that there is (almost) nothing. Thanks, but does this font have a name? -- DC   1 DC 1/21/2004 3:14:03 AM DC <dcmoose@myrealbox.com> wrote in message news:<slrnc0pjrd.3hd.dcmoose@moosemeat.ca.INVALID>... > Can anyone tell me, with certainty, which font is used in the Win9x > BSODs? Have a look at <http://groups.google.com/groups?&th=1c4090c8fe6c04b3>   -1 7ibehx001 1/21/2004 10:39:21 AM DC <dcmoose@myrealbox.com> wrote in message news:<slrnc0pjrd.3hd.dcmoose@moosemeat.ca.INVALID>... > Can anyone tell me, with certainty, which font is used in the Win9x > BSODs? This Truetype font <http://www.dafont.com/en/search.php?nq=5&q=perfect_dos_vga_437> was made to match the bitmap.   1 7ibehx001 1/21/2004 10:46:36 AM Alan wrote in <2a7ef8ef.0401210239.5748fadd@posting.google.com>: > DC <dcmoose@myrealbox.com> wrote in message news:<slrnc0pjrd.3hd.dcmoose@moosemeat.ca.INVALID>... >> Can anyone tell me, with certainty, which font is used in the Win9x >> BSODs? > Have a look at <http://groups.google.com/groups?&th=1c4090c8fe6c04b3> Interesting. Thanks. -- DC   0 DC 1/21/2004 6:59:12 PM Alan wrote in <2a7ef8ef.0401210246.6213b3d1@posting.google.com>: > DC <dcmoose@myrealbox.com> wrote in message news:<slrnc0pjrd.3hd.dcmoose@moosemeat.ca.INVALID>... >> Can anyone tell me, with certainty, which font is used in the Win9x >> BSODs? > This Truetype font ><http://www.dafont.com/en/search.php?nq=5&q=perfect_dos_vga_437> > was made to match the bitmap. Just what I was looking for! Thanks!!!! -- DC   0 DC 1/21/2004 6:59:47 PM  Reply: Similar Artilces: MIssing fonts when looking at screen.fonts My application allows the user to select fonts. I fill in a combo box control with the available fonts by looping through all System.Fonts: ' Get all the screen fonts ReDim sFontNameList(Screen.FontCount - 1) For i = 0 To Screen.FontCount - 1 sFontNameList(i) = Screen.Fonts(i) Next i Although I haven't checked all fonts, I know I'm missing one font in particular -- Monotype Corsiva. Some additional info: My client runs the application on two machines -- both Windowx XP. On of the machines worked fine, the other did not. When I troubleshot the problem it boile... Font and Font CE In many programs, installed fonts are appearing twice in the font menu, once as "font" and once as "font CE". What's the story behind this? (OS 10.2.8) Stefan In article <bp8jas$300$1@newshispeed.ch>, Stefan <stefan@mus._INVALID_.ch> wrote: > In many programs, installed fonts are appearing twice in the font menu, > once as "font" and once as "font CE". What's the story behind this? (OS > 10.2.8) You've enabled something about Central European input (perhaps a Polish or Estonian keyboard). The CE fonts are the ones that have easy mappings for the characters that appear in those orthographies and not in the various western/Roman alphabets (English, French, etc.). -- AF "Non Sequitur U has a really, really lousy debate team." --artyw raises the bar on rec.sport.baseball Alice Faber wrote: > You've enabled something about Central European input German and Arabic, to be precise. Not exactly Central Europe... > The CE fonts are the ones that have easy mappings > for the characters that appear in those orthographies I thought with the upcoming of Unicode there's one and only one font for "all" script systems? So what's the deal? I've noticed that the fonts concerned are all of the type ".dfont" and they appear twice only in programs that have a "traditional" font menue. Stefan In article <bp8qd3$6up\$1@ne...

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