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General Protection Fault

See GPF.


(1) (General Protection Fault) The name given to a crash in Windows, starting with Windows 3.1. See crash in Windows.

(2) (Gpf) (GUI Programming Facility) An OS/2 application generator originally from GPF Systems, Inc., Moodus, CT. Gpf is used to visually build GUIs for applications using OS/2 Presentation Manager. GpfREXX combines this capability with the REXX language included in OS/2 to develop complete applications.

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