Fake blue screen death using windows memory dump feature

Windows includes a feature that you can use to cause the system to stop responding and to generate a memory dump file, We can use this to have some fun with your colleague.

This can be done so easily using just pressing 2 keys on your keyboard. But before that we need to create a DWORD key called CrashOnCtrlScroll and set the value to 1 in the below registry location.

If you have a USB keyboard:


for PS/2 Keyboard:


Now, reboot your computer and Press the following key to activate the blue screen death!!!

Right Ctrl + Scroll Lock + Scroll Lock

(hold down right Ctrl key and hit Scroll Lock twice)

Have fun!


More info about this feature:

Source: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/244139