weird Windows 2000/XP bug

From: Teodor Cimpoesu (
Date: 10/29/01

Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2001 17:19:47 +0200
From: Teodor Cimpoesu <>
Subject: weird Windows 2000/XP bug
Message-ID: <>

Some guys arround here are having fun with a little C program which causes
Windows200/XP to reboot:

#include <stdio.h>

int main(void)
   while (1)
   return 0;

I don't know exactly where it was first seen, and who discovered it; just
thought to forward it here maybe others have insights.


-- teodor