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Remove the Windows BSOD icon in Leopard, make OS X a little less smug

Engadget tells potential switchers how to get around one of the silliest new features in Leopard:

We didn't actually think the shipping version would include something so pompous and galling.

Hidden away deep within the recesses of Leopard, far, far away from the reaches of Spotlight, is an unassuming icon file that's doing a great job at perpetuating the myth of Mac users' disdainful sense of self-superiority. Luckily it's an easy fix, and we'll show you the three easy steps necessary to get rid of the BSOD and make your Mac a little less condescending.

And a bit of UNIX fiddling later, no more juvenile BSOD icon.

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