How To Squash Every Last Bug In Your Computer

Even the best programmers have bad days, and even the most carefully designed programs can develop unforeseen bugs. Software companies test products prior to releasing them, but they can't check all possible glitches. For example, they might not find out until a package has been in use for years that the computer operator, by typing a particular sequence of commands just as the printer runs out of paper, can inadvertently bring the system to a crashing halt.

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