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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 (evening) crash

Blue screen with Abnormal End (evening) crash

message Severe crashes and abnormal terminations are displayed on a blue background. This display is therefore also referred to as a blue screen or Bluescreen of Death (BSOD). The term ABEND was derived from an error message in the IBM Systems 360.

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Englisch: abnormal end - Abend
Updated at: 08.12.2016
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