Guru Meditation (Commodore Amiga) The Amiga was a famously advanced multimedia computer, considering that it was designed back in the primitive mid-1980s. Millard Says: September 24th, 2008 at 11:44 am I distinctly remember sitting as a lab assistant in one of the Computer Science labs in the mid-90s. These issues affect Internet Explorer 9, 10, and 11. John Says: September 24th, 2008 at 11:28 am The error that continues to frost my cupcakes keeps occurring on the Clarify web application that I use to search for internal Change
Modified_67 Says: September 24th, 2008 at 3:51 pm My all-time favorite: "No mouse detected. Video drivers are also notorious for causing fatal exception error messages. I remember seeing printed out copies on the wall back in England that read: ‘You have experienced an Action Request System Error (ARSE).' John Lu Says: September 24th, 2008 at 2:45 It seems that Microsoft noticed this too, so like always, they bought out SysInternals and thus started distributing a screen saver that does a fantastic job of mocking their OS.
If you're not finding any search results, exclude this from your search. knutbert Says: September 24th, 2008 at 3:41 pm I once deleted the /etc/passwd file (the user database) while being root on my linux box. Revert Windows back to an earlier copy If this has just started occurring and you're running Windows XP or later, restore Windows back to an earlier copy. Syntax Error Like a dead person holding up a sign reading "I'm dead".
MrVeedle Says: September 24th, 2008 at 3:26 pm I'm surprised no one mentioned the dreaded IBM PC-XT error 1701: HDD Controller Failure. Mac had crashed on her, and instead of the bomb (which would have been bad enough), it played the sound of a car skidding to a stop before crashing. Anybody who ever owned an TRaSh-80, Apple II, Atari 400/800, Commodore, Amiga, MS-DOS, or other platform that used BASIC saw this error frequently. After that each subsequent command gave the error: "You don't exist.
Suddenly there was a message about the printer (right across from my desk) being on fire. Blue Screen Of Death Since English is my second language, and I was a kid at the time, I always assumed that I simply must have missed the translation. The Red Screen of Death (Windows) Microsoft's infamous Screens of Death come in multiple colors? She was appointed to the National Assessment Governing Board by President Bill Clinton in 1997 and 2001.
Although this may be found in a search, it is usually unique to your computer. Cpt. Funny Computer Error Messages cg Says: September 24th, 2008 at 12:27 pm I put a warning message into the Myrias parallel C compiler, if you attempted "goto hell;": *** cannot goto hell, C already is Fatal Error During Installation Windows Xp The Biggest Software Flops of All Time The Eerie World of Abandoned Arcade Games TV Shows to Watch if You Love 'Stranger Things' »See More About Connect Ziff Davis Sites Subscribe
In all cases, the answer is marked incorrect. Check This Out Maybe Microsoft should team with the (Product) Red folks and revive the RSoD as a charitable effort? Unknown error is the ‘catch-all' when the program wasn't explicitly told what that error message meant. Press F1 to continue." Blaine Says: September 24th, 2008 at 11:52 am General Protection Fault is my favorite from Windows 3.1. Lp0 On Fire
Blackboard Rubrics Fail to Export Currently, Rubrics created in Blackboard fail to Export. But its most alarming error message was decidedly minimalist: red text on a black background, dressed up only by a flashing red border. DrEnter Says: September 24th, 2008 at 11:10 am One of my all time favorites, encountered on the original IBM PC (and quite a few other early BIOS implementations) if a keyboard Source Remove all TSRs Disable any TSRs or programs running in the background, since fatal exception errors can be caused by conflicts between two or more open and running programs.
RSS Feed Twitter: Harry|All Technologizer Join Our Facebook Page The Thirteen Greatest Error Messages of All Time They're rarely helpful. Cryptic While not real error messages and only ever seen by a few class mates, I once wrote a spoof CPM command line interpreter for April fools day in the mid 80s Am I really that unlucky?
Unfortunately, he'll have to go to Hell to find it. There was a few dozen people already there. Did they find it? Java Fiercely argued . . .
Holding a key down while booting fixed the problem alex Says: May 17th, 2011 at 2:39 pm thanks god you didn't destroy it… I wonder what your parents would do 🙂 In went like this: $make love Not war? $ blc Says: September 24th, 2008 at 1:14 pm My favorite was an old Excel error that read simply "Error: Not Enough!" and Searching for a YouTube video returns a single video titled Device Support that includes the message "YouTube is upgrading to a newer version which is not supported by this device or have a peek here i once got 30 errors with the final error saying "error.
I remember screaming in pain many times when encountering that one. 🙁 mancfrank Says: September 24th, 2008 at 1:19 pm What? Microsoft–and I’m not sure whether I’m tickled by that, or annoyed that they aren’t taking the whole thing more seriously." In all fairness, the screensaver was developed by Mark Russinovich's company I have a soft spot too for the really easy to read errors on the ZX81. If, during a timesharing session, you fouled up a command, you would get the error $ EH @ xx where xx was the offset from the first char where the command
foo Says: September 24th, 2008 at 2:58 pm PC load letter!! Guest_Jim_*01-28-2007, 03:00 AMReinstall managed dx? YesNo Feedback E-mail Share Print Search Recently added pages View all recent updates Useful links About Computer Hope Site Map Forum Contact Us How to Help Top 10 pages Follow us Disable External Cache in CMOS If the option is available, enter your computer's CMOS setup and disable the external cache.
Alberto Says: September 24th, 2008 at 12:22 pm My best error was on an HP3000 ~1984, when I submitted a fortran program to the pascal compiler: Catastrophic Compiler Error orclev Says: