The most common is to
- Navigate to
- Add a new DWORD (32-bit) Registry value here with name =
CrashOnCtrlScrolland value =
- Now you close regedit and restart PC
- Finally hold down Right Ctrl and press Scroll Lock twice to trigger the BSOD.
This can never work through RDP though. So other methods
This might work, but slow
This works well to crash a machine on boot
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\ACPI] "Start"=dword:00000004
Save it as a
.reg file and run it. Your computer will blue screen on reboot. Return to last good configuration or change the value back to 0 to fix it.
This also works
The command line interface for the DiskCryptor Open source partition encryption software includes a
-bsod parameter, the wiki says it will
Erase all keys in memory and generate BSOD