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abnormal end (Abend)

Abnormal termination, Abnormal End (ABEND), is the message from an operating system that results in an immediate termination of a program or transmission.

The Abnormal End message can be triggered by a computer or a network and is based on system or program errors.

Blue screen with Abnormal End crash message (evening)

Blue screen with Abnormal End crash message (evening)

Severe crashes and abnormal terminations are displayed on a blue background. This display is therefore also called a bluescreen or bluescreen of death( BSOD). The name ABEND was derived from an error message in the IBM Systems 360.

Englisch: abnormal end - Abend
Updated at: 08.12.2016
#Words: 89
Links: message (MSG), operating system (OS), program, transmission, computer
Translations: DE

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