Last place you want to see a Windows error message: Las Vegas hotel elevator, 20th floor

Yup, Windows XP happens in Vegas

Heading up to my hotel room during Interop Las Vegas I realized one of my worst nightmares: A Windows error message in the elevator, 20 floors up.

Even worse: Windows XP (though I wasnt quick enough with the smartphone to capture a picture of the Windows XP screen...)

Anyway, the Windows screen was simply supposed to be powering a digital sign with info about events at the hotel -- not operating the elevator -- but still...

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