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Microsoft Windows 95 Errors Explained
Recently the following undocumented Windows 95 error codes were found.
Microsoft forgot to explain them in the manuals, so they will be
spread via the Internet.
Windows loaded - System in danger
No Error - Yet
Dynamic linking error - Your mistake is now in every file
Erroneous error - Nothing is wrong
Multitasking attempted - System confused
Malicious error - Desqview found on drive
System price error - Inadequate money spent on hardware
Broken window - Watch out for glass fragments
Horrible bug encountered - God knows what has happened
Promotional literature overflow - Mailbox full
Inadequate disk space - Free at least 50MB
Memory hog error - More Ram needed. More! More! More!
Window closed - Do not look outside
Window open - Do not look inside
Unexplained error - Please tell us how this happened
Reserved for future mistakes by our developers
Window open - Do not look outside
Window closed - Do not look inside
Unexpected error - Huh ?
Keyboard locked - Try anything you can think of.
Unrecoverable error - System has been destroyed. Buy a new one.
Old Windows licence is not valid anymore.
User error - Not our fault. Is Not! Is Not!
Operating system overwritten - Please reinstall all your
software. We are terribly sorry.
Illegal error - You are not allowed to get this error. Next
time you will get a penalty for that.
Uncertainty error - Uncertainty may be inadequate.
System crash - We are unable to figure out our own code.
Timing error - Please wait. And wait. And wait. And wait.
Reserved for future mistakes of our developers.
Error recording error codes - Additional errors will be lost.
Virus error - A virus has been activated in a dos-box. The
virus, however, requires Windows. All tasks will automatically
be closed and the virus will be activated again.
Mouse not found - A mouse driver has not been installed. Please
click the left mouse button to continue.
Error buffer overflow - Too many errors encountered.
Additional errors may not be displayed or recorded.
This will end your Windows session. Do you want to play
Time out error - Operator fell asleep while waiting for
the system to complete boot procedure.
Insufficient Memory - Only 50.312.583 Bytes available