Dr Watson, Microsoft’s crash reporting tool has been with us just as long as
the Windows operating system – in fact longer, considering the original, Sherlock
Holmes’s assistant. But all careers must come to an end. Starting with
Vista, poor Dr. Watson was sent to retirement, replaced by Problem Reports and
But I wonder if they forgot to deliver the pink slip to Dr Watson himself.
Good ole’ investigator must be thinking he is still active, popping up his
head. But 26 times on a single crash (see red circle on image) is a bit too much. Can MS just send
him a fat retirement check and get him off my screen for good?