Windows 98 Error Codes Reference
Recently the following undocumented Windows 98 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 only knows what has happened
Promotional literature overflow - Mailbox full
Inadequate disk space - Free at least 500MB
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
Unexpected error - Huh ?
Keyboard locked - Try anything you can think of.
Unrecoverable error - System has been destroyed. Buy a new one. Old
Windows license is not valid anymore.
User error - Not our fault. Is Not! Is Not!
Operating system overwritten - Please reinstall all your software...
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 session. 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 another
Time out error - Operator fell asleep while waiting for the system
to complete boot procedure.
Insufficient Memory - Only 50,312,583 bytes available.
Competing Product - Remove all competing products and install
Personal Data Communicate Difficulties - Could not transmit social
insurance number and or tax details back to Microsoft headquarters
for further analysis.
Minimal Effort - User has only reinstalled Internet Explorer four
times while trying to get it operational, please reinstall again.
You have not downloaded your daily Y2K and security glitch patch.