Apple Posts Fix For BSOD With iTunes 8 On Vista
Apple has released an official fix for the blue screen of death issue that Windows Vista users have been having when plugging an iPhone or iPod into iTunes 8. Support article TS2280 titled “iTunes 8: If Windows Vista displays a blue screen error message when connecting iPhone or iPod”
The symptoms they list are ” see[ing] a blue screen error message when connecting iPhone or iPod to a Windows Vista computer. In some cases, the computer may immediately restart when connecting iPhone or iPod to the computer.” Get the full instructions here. If that doesn’t work, they recommend trying support article TS1502 for another solution.