WSoD

Short for White screen of death, o.therwise known as White Death.

This is an error in the OS, particularly Mac OS and Linux, causing it to display a white screen. A WSoD also happens when an application, such as a Web page, locks up or freezes.

Sometimes, a WSoD also happens on Windows.

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