Force BSOD on a client or server

Some times you may need to force a BSOD on a Client or server for testing purposes. There is a feature in Windows that let’s you do this:

  • Start regedit
  • Locate the following registry subkey:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\kbdhid\Parameter
  • Create DWORD Value: CrashOnCtrlScroll
  • Assign CrashOnCtrlScroll Value 1
  • Exit Registry Editor.

You will now be able to BSOD Your Client/server With right ctrl and hitting scroll Lock twice.

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