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27 old-school computer error screens that will fill you with anxiety

Welcome to our gallery of digital nightmares

For as long as there have been computers, there have been computer crashes -- terrible, inconvenient, work-deleting crashes.

But in this gallery, we celebrate the computer error -- Blue Screen of Death and inexplicable warning window alike ... if you can suppress your anxiety long enough to click through it, that is.

Image: Composite by Fox Van Allen

About Fox Van Allen

Fox Van Allen is a Los Angeles-based writer for CBS Interactive covering technology, tech lifestyle and gaming topics for GameSpot, CNET, ZDNet and TechRepublic. He has previously worked as a news and feature writer for a number of other sites, inclu...