There used to be a debug option involving a registry hack on older versions of Windows that let me blue screen a system on purpose. I'd like to see if my usual blue screen diagnosis tools work on Windows 8, so would there be a way to convince windows to BSOD on purpose in a controllable way?
The Easy way to do this on older versions is set out here.
For PS/2 Keyboards:
For USB Keyboards:
An alternative method that works on Windows Vista and might work on 8 (not verified on 7 or 8):
Save it as a
Installing incompatible drivers can work as well. Try to install out-dated video-drivers.