When you ask people what their top peeves are when it comes to their PCs, somewhere high on the list is how they sometimes lock up at the least opportune times. Regardless of their shipping status, all applications are fallible and, in many cases, we depend on the operating system to gracefully restore the system's delicate harmony that some misbehaving application (or attempted combination of applications) so rudely interrupted. Desktop operating systems have come a long long way when it ...