Techworld.com – Microsoft to move graphics outside OS kernel
Microsoft will move the graphics for its next version of Windows outside of the operating system’s kernel to improve reliability, the software giant has told Techworld.
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It only took them fifteen years to make the change. Ironically, it’s not done for things like “it makes our software cleaner, more straightforward, more modular, more useful”, but instead “our graphical subsystem is buggy enough that it will often bring down the entire system, and if we make this change all those annoying blue screens and freezes will merely be annoying application restarts”.