Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

black screen of deathShort for Black Screen of Death, BSoD is the name of an error message that occurs on OS/2 that resembles the BSoD (Blue Screen of Death) in Microsoft Windows.

Tip: This should not be confused with a black screen, which happens when the computer gets no display or power.

Blue Screen of Death, Operating system terms, OS/2