Bug in Windows 7 RTM Code

Windows7Several Internet sources these days are talking about the windows 7 RTM bug, this Bug can brings the system down in a few seconds.

Well the bug is related to the big memory usage when running the chkdsk.exe. The problem affects both 32 bit and 64 bit version of windows 7 and can brings the blue screen of death (BSOD) due to overflow the physical memory.

The test was running on a three different platform of windows 7 to be sure that the problem is in the operating system the first is Intel Atom with a 32 bit version the second is laptop with Intel Core 2 with a 64 bit version the last one is VMware Workstation 6.5.2 with a 32-bit version.
In each machine the checkdsk.exe runs correctly in the first three times, using a small amount of memory (hundreds of MB). Then, the fourth time the amount of memory usage will be growing rapidly until system gets frozen and brings the blue screen of death.

So now the question is windows 7 really better than vista? The only way to answer is to take a look at what is new and different about the new OS. There are many enhancements but there are also a lot of work has to be done by Microsoft.

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