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Why Janet Jackson made laptops crash

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Why Janet Jackson made laptops crash - The Next Web

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But now her music has been found to have a new power — it can crash laptops.  This week Microsoft chief software engineer Raymond Chen shared the story of what happens when older Windows XP laptops play the music video for Jackson’s "Rhythm Nation.” Specifically, Chen recalls a colleague’s tale from Windows XP product support.

Gen Xers and boomers will remember the musical powerhouse that was Janet Jackson in the late 1980s.

An unnamed major computer manufacturer discovered that playing the video would crash certain models of laptops.


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Author / Journalist: Cate Lawrence

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Published On: 2022-08-19, 14:58:54

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