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Webopedia Term of the Day: What is the Pinwheel of Death?

Aug 10, 2011, 07:01 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The Spinning Pinwheel of Death (SPoD) is Mac OS X's version of Windows' Blue Screen of Death (BSoD). Officially referred to as the "Spinning Wait Cursor" by Apple, the Pinwheel of Death occurs when the multicolored pinwheel mouse pointer that signifies an application has stopped responding to the system continues to spin without end."

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