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Definition: GPF


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

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