Tuesday, May 11, 2010

List of common windows error codes


System error codes will appear in software programs and in various areas within the Windows operating system after certain errors occur. Unfortunately, sometimes you'll only be shown the error code number but nothing about what the error code means! Knowing what a system error code means is necessary to troubleshoot the error.
Error #1  System error code 1 means "Incorrect function." This error code may also display as "ERROR_INVALID_FUNCTION" or as the value 0x1.
Error #2 System cannot find specified file. This error code may also display as "ERROR_FILE_NOT_FOUND" or as the value 0x2.
Solution: You should reinstall NCP & DUN
Error #3  System error code 3 means "The system cannot find the path specified." This error code may also display as "ERROR_PATH_NOT_FOUND" or as the value 0x3
Error #4  "The system cannot open the file." This error code may also display as "ERROR_TOO_MANY_OPEN_FILES" or as the value 0x4
Error #5 Access Denied
Solution:
1. Ensure that you have entered the right username and password in the field labeled domain for NT/2k.
2. Check that the option accept any authentication including clear text is activated.
Error #5 Invalid Procedure Call
Solution: Dialup and Network components must be installed again
Error #6 Stack Overflow
Solution:
1. Try cold booting your computer.
2. If this does not work, the problem might come from your RAM or the Swap file.
Error #20 The system cannot find the specified device
Solution:
1. Ensure that the right modem has been selected.
2. If it does not respond, try to reinstall it.
3. You can also try to reinstall NCP/DUN/RAS.
Error #71 No more connections is allowed
Solution:
1. Someone else might have connected under your account.
2. If you have been ghosted on the server, your Internet Service Provider can bump the ghost program off.
Error # 100 System error code 100 means "Cannot create another system semaphore." This error code may also display as "ERROR_TOO_MANY_SEMAPHORES" or as the value 0x64

Error Code 101 System error code 101 means "The exclusive semaphore is owned by another process." This error code may also display as "ERROR_EXCL_SEM_ALREADY_OWNED" or as the value 0x65.

Error Code 102 System error code 102 means "The semaphore is set and cannot be closed." This error code may also display as "ERROR_SEM_IS_SET" or as the value 0x66.
Error Code 103 System error code 103 means "The semaphore cannot be set again." This error code may also display as "ERROR_TOO_MANY_SEM_REQUESTS" or as the value 0x67.
Error Code 104 System error code 104 means "Cannot request exclusive semaphores at interrupt time." This error code may also display as "ERROR_INVALID_AT_INTERRUPT_TIME" or as the value 0x68.
Error Code 105 System error code 105 means "The previous ownership of this semaphore has ended." This error code may also display as "ERROR_SEM_OWNER_DIED" or as the value 0x69.
Error Code 106 System error code 106 means "Insert the diskette for drive %1." This error code may also display as "ERROR_SEM_USER_LIMIT" or as the value 0x6A.
Error Code 107 System error code 107 means "The program stopped because an alternate diskette was not inserted." This error code may also display as "ERROR_DISK_CHANGE" or as the value 0x6B.
Error Code 108 System error code 108 means "The disk is in use or locked by another process." This error code may also display as "ERROR_DRIVE_LOCKED" or as the value 0x6C.
Error Code 109 System error code 109 means "The pipe has been ended." This error code may also display as "ERROR_BROKEN_PIPE" or as the value 0x6D.
Error #380 Invalid Proper Value
Solution:
1. Autodial should be pointed to the correct dialer.
2. Else, set up the dialer again.
Error #600 An operation is pending
Solution:
1. You should first try to reboot your computer.
2. Ensure that no other program is using your modem.
3. Else press Ctrl-Alt-Delete and if RNAAPP loads, contact a technician to fix this problem.
4. Make sure that your computer is Spyware free.
Error #601 The port handle is invalid
Solution:
1. Select the modem's COM port and under the Diagnosis section, open more Info. You should reboot your computer if you are able to get Atl responses. Hence, remove the erroneous init string or enter ATZ as the init.
2. You can also reinstall your modem
3. Else press Ctrl-Alt-Delete and if RNAAPP loads, contact a technician to fix this problem.
4. Your Dialup Networking should be installed again together with its components
5. Your modem might not be working properly. You should then consult your computer manufacturer.
Error #602 The port is already open
Solution:
1. Try to reboot your computer
2. Ensure that no other program is using the modem
3. Else press Ctrl-Alt-Delete and if RNAAPP loads, contact a technician to fix this problem
4. Try uninstalling the AOL Adapters in the Network Control panel and reboot your computer. Install your Dialup Adapter again.
5. Remove the erroneous init string or enter ATZ as the init.
6. If you have Quicken 2000, deactivate the Quicken Download Manager.
7. You should maybe install your modem again.
8. Make sure that your computer is Spyware free.
Error #603 Callers buffer is too small
Solution:
1. Ensure that your port speed is not configured to a low speed
2. In your Port Settings, ensure that FIFO is not set to low.
3. Your Dialup Networking should perhaps be installed again together with its components
4. If you are still having problems, contact your computer manufacturer.
Error #604 Wrong information specified.
Solution:
1. Ensure that the are no outages within your area
2. Try to enter the username and password again
3. Set up the dialer again
4. Your Dialup Networking should be installed again together with its components
5. You can also try to reinstall your modem
Error #605 Cannot set port information.
Solution:
1. Ensure that the are no outages within your area
2. Try to enter the username and password again
3. Set up the dialer again
4. Your Dialup Networking should be installed again together with its components
5. You can also try to reinstall your modem
Error #606 The port is not connected.
Solution:
1. Select the modems COM port and under the Diagnosis section, open More Info. You should reboot your computer if you are able to get Ati responses. Hence, remove the erroneous init string or enter ATZ as the init.
2. You can also reinstall your modem
3. Else press Ctrl-Alt-Delete and if RNAAPP loads, contact a technician to fix this problem.
4. Your modem might not be working properly. You should then consult your computer manufacturer if the problem persists.
Error #607 The event is invalid.
Solution:
1. If this problem arises while dialing up to the internet, verify that the settings of the event log have been correctly set.
2. Try rebooting your system and ensure that the dialer/network settings have been correctly configured
3. Else, install RAS/DUN again.
Error #608 The device does not exist.
Solution:
1. Check that the right modem is set in the dialer
2. Ensure that you are using the right modem drivers by checking the modem diagnostics. If its not the case, set up the correct drivers.
3. Remove and install the dialer again
4. Your modem might not be working properly; try to install it again.
5. You should then consult your computer manufacturer if the problem persists.
Error #609 The device type does not exist.
Solution:
1. Check that the right modem is selected in the dialer
2. Ensure that you are using the right modem drivers by checking the modem diagnostics. If its not the case, set up the correct drivers.
3. Your modem might not be working properly; try to install it again.
4. You should then consult your computer manufacturer if the problem persists.
Error #610 The buffer is invalid.
Solution:
1. Ensure that your port speed is set to low in the modem properties.
2. In your Port Settings, check that FIFO is not set to low.
3. Remove and install the dialer again.
4. Else, install RAS/DUN again.
5. You should then consult your computer manufacturer if the problem persists.
Error #611 The route is not available.
Solution:
1. Try to reboot your computer
2. Ensure that you set the right configurations for the dialer and network settings.
3. Else, install the network components again.
4. If you are using a LAN connection, consult your system administrator.
Error #612 The route is not allocated.
Solution:
1. Reboot your computer
2. Ensure that you set the right configurations for the dialer and network settings.
Error #613 Invalid compression specified.
Solution:
1. Try to reboot your computer
2. Else, add &K3 to the extra settings.
3. If this still does not solve the problem, add &K0.
4. You can also try to reinstall the modem.
Error #614 Out of buffers.
Solution:
1. Ensure that our port speed is not too low.
2. Try to install your modem again.
Error #615 The port was not found.
Solution: Try to install your modem drivers.
Error #616 An asynchronous request is pending.
Solution:
1. Reboot your computer.
2. Try to install your modem drivers again.
Error #617 The port or device is already disconnecting
Solution:
1. Wait until your modem disconnects properly.
2. If this operation is taking too long, reboot your computer.
Error #618 The port is not open.
Solution:
1. Reboot your computer
2. Ensure that no other program is making use of the modem.
Error #619 The port is disconnected.
Solution:
1. Reboot your computer
2. Ensure that no other program is making use of the modem.
Error #621 Cannot open the phone book file.
Solution: Install Blue Frog connection software again.
Error #622 Cannot load the phone book file.
Solution: Install Blue Frog connection software again
Error #623 Cannot find the book entry.
Solution: Install Blue Frog connection software again
Error #626 Cannot load a string
Solution:
1. Try to reboot your system.
2. Install Blue Frog connection software again
Error #627 Cannot find key
Solution: Install Blue Frog connection software again
Error #628 The port was disconnected
Solution:
1. Install Blue Frog connection software again
2. Try to install your modem drivers again.
Error #629   The port was disconnected by the remote machine.
Solution:
1. Install Blue Frog connection software again
2. Try to enter an alternate Access Number
3. Try to install your modem drivers again.
Error #630 The port was disconnected due to hardware failure.
Solution:
1. Install Blue Frog connection software again
2. Try to reinstall your modem drivers.
3. Try to use an alternate modem.
4. Else, replace your current modem with a new one.
Error #631 The port was disconnected by the user.
Solution:
1. Ensure that the right Access Number is being dialed.
2. Try to reboot your computer.
Error #632 The structure size is incorrect.
Solution:
1. Try to reboot your computer
2. Install Blue Frog connection software again
Error #633 The port is already in use or is not configured for Remote Access dialout.
Solution:
Try to reboot your computer
Else try to reinstall your modem drivers.
Error #634 Cannot register your computer on the remote network
Solution:
Try to check your network settings and modify your computer name.
Install the network control panel again.
Error #635 Unknown Error
Solution:
1. Try to reboot your computer
2. Install Blue Frog connection software again
3. Else try to reinstall your modem drivers.
Error #636 The wrong device is attached to the port
Solution: Check in your settings if you have chosen the right modem.
Error #637 The string could not be converted
Solution:
Try to reboot your computer
Install Blue Frog connection software again
Error #638 The request has timed out.
Solution:
Try to reboot your computer
Install Blue Frog connection software again
Error #645 Internal authentication error.
Solution:
1. Try to reboot your computer
2. Install Blue Frog connection software again
3. Else try to reinstall your modem drivers.
Error #650 The Remote Access server is not responding.
Solution:
Check that your connection and network settings have correctly been configured.
Ensure that the modem has been correctly set up and look for updated drivers.
Set FIFO buffers to a lower speed and ensure that you have unchecked the option Only connect at this speed.
Error #676 The line is busy
Solution: Ensure that your Access Number is still active and is correctly dialed.
Error #678   There is no answer.
Solution:
1. First of all check that your phone lines are correctly plugged in.
2. Ensure that the Access Number is correct
3. Else, try another Access number
4. If you are trying to make use of your connection in a bad weather, this might be the source of the problem. Wait until it calms down and try again.
5. Else, install your modem drivers again.
6. If the problem persists, you might need to contact your ISP.
Error #680 There is no dial tone.
Solution:
First of all check that your phone lines are correctly plugged in.
The phone lines might be damaged. Replace them and try again.
Else, install your modem drivers again.
If the problem persists, you might need to contact your ISP or a technician.
Error #691 Access denied because username and/or password is invalid on the domain.
Solution:
1. Ensure that you have entered the right username and password.
2. Make sure that your account is active and turned on.
3. You might also try to enter another Access Number.
4. If the problem persists, you might need to contact your ISP.
Error #692 Hardware failure in port or attached device.
Solution:
Browse for and remove any Blue Frog init strings.
Install Blue Frog connection software again
Else, install your modem drivers again.
Error #718 PP Timeout
Solution:
1. Try to reboot your computer
2. Ensure that you have entered the right username and password
3. You might try another Access Number
4. Install Blue Frog connection software again
5. Else, install your modem drivers again.
Error #721 Remote PPP peer is not responding.
Solution: For Windows 2000/XP/Vista operating systems, ensure that the security setting for the dialer reads Allow unsecured Password
Error #734 The PPP link control protocol terminated.
Solution: For Windows 2000/XP/Vista operating systems, ensure that the security setting for the dialer reads Allow unsecured Password
Error #777 The connection attempt failed because the modem on the remote computer is out of order.
Solution:
1. Install Blue Frog connection software again
2. Try an alternate modem
3. Install your modem drivers again
4. Else, install a new modem
Error #778   It was not possible to verify the identity of the server.
Solution:
1. Ensure that you are dialing the correct phone number
2. Verify the connection and Network settings
3. ensure that you do not have any outrage on the phone number
4. Ensure that you have correctly installed your modem and check for updated drivers.
5. Set FIFO buffers to a lower speed and ensure that you have unchecked the option Only connect at this speed.
Error #779 To dial out using this connection, you must use a smart card.
Solution:
1. Ensure that all auth is allowed in your connection settings in the Security section.
2. Verify that you have correctly set the other dialer settings.
3. Else, create the dialer again.
4. You might need to use the Smart Card Reader as initially setup by the Network Administrator.
Error #780 An attempted function is not valid for this connection.
Solution: Ensure that the dialer, not the one set up for LAN use though, has been properly installed and has the right settings.
Error #781 The encryption attempt failed because no valid certificate was found.
Solution: You have to get a valid certificate by registering to the website here
Error #782 Network Address Translation (NAT) is currently installed as a routing protocol, and must be removed before enabling Internet Connection Sharing
Error #783 Internet Connection Sharing cannot be enabled. The LAN connection selected as the private network is either not present, or is disconnected from the network. Please ensure that the LAN adapter is connected before enabling Internet Connection Sharing.
Error #784 You cannot dial using this connection at logon time, because it is configured to use a user name different than the one on the smart card. If you want to use it at logon time, you must configure it to use the user name on the smart card.
Error #785 You cannot dial using this connection at logon time, because it is not configured to use a smart card. If you want to use it at logon time, you must edit the properties of this connection so that it uses a smart card.
Error #786   The L2TP connection attempt failed because there is no valid machine certificate on your computer for security authentication.
Error #787 The L2TP connection attempt failed because the security layer could not authenticate the remote computer.
Error #788 The L2TP connection attempt failed because the security layer could not negotiate compatible parameters with the remote computer.
Error #789 The L2TP connection attempt failed because the security layer encountered a processing error during initial negotiations with the remote computer.
Error #790 The L2TP connection attempt failed because certificate validation on the remote computer failed.
Error #791 The L2TP connection attempt failed because security policy for the connection was not found.
Error #792 The L2TP connection attempt failed because security negotiation timed out.
Error #793 The L2TP connection attempt failed because an error occurred while negotiating security.
Error #794 The Framed Protocol RADIUS attribute for this user is not PPP.

Error #795
 The Tunnel Type RADIUS attribute for this user is not correct.
Error #796 The Service Type RADIUS attribute for this user is neither Framed nor Callback Framed
Error #797 A connection to the remote computer could not be established because the modem was not found or was busy.
Error #798 A certificate could not be found that can be used with this Extensible Authentication Protocol.
Error #799 Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) cannot be enabled due to an IP address conflict on the network. ICS requires the host be configured to use 192.168.0.1. Please ensure that no other client on the network is configured to use 192.168.0.1
Error #800 Unable to establish the VPN connection. The VPN server may be un-reachable, or security parameters may not be configured properly for this connection
Solution:
1. Check your ADSL line as it is probably not synched.
2. Verify that your Security Options are correctly set in your connection options.
3. Either your Network Card or your modem might not work properly. Contact a technician if the problem persists.
Error #994 means "Access to the extended attribute was denied." This error code may also display as "ERROR_EA_ACCESS_DENIED" or as the value 0x3E2
Error #995 means "The I/O operation has been aborted because of either a thread exit or an application request." This error code may also display as "ERROR_OPERATION_ABORTED" or as the value 0x3E3.
Error #996  means "Overlapped I/O event is not in a signaled state." This error code may also display as "ERROR_IO_INCOMPLETE" or as the value 0x3E4.

Error #997  means "Overlapped I/O operation is in progress." This error code may also display as "ERROR_IO_PENDING" or as the value 0x3E5
Error #998  means "Invalid access to memory location." This error code may also display as "ERROR_NOACCESS" or as the value 0x3E6.
Error #999  System error code 999 means "Error performing inpage operation." This error code may also display as "ERROR_SWAPERROR" or as the value 0x3E7.
Error #1382 Maximum length exceeded.
Error #1793 Error Message: Account expired.
Error #2250 Network connection does not exist.
The following sections describe error messages that you may receive when you run the Setup procedure and how to resolve some of the behaviors.
  • SU0010 Setup has detected a Boot Manager partition on your computer. If you set up Windows, you will not be able to use Boot Manager. For more information, quit Setup, and read SETUP.TXT on Setup Disk 1 or the Windows CD-ROM.
  • SU0011 Setup has detected a password-protected partition on your hard disk. To set up Windows 95 (or Windows 98), you first need to remove the password protection. For more information, see SETUP.TXT on Setup Disk 1 or the Windows CD-ROM.
  • SU0012 Setup detected an OS/2 or Windows NT file system partition on your hard disk. Files on this partition will not be available when you use Windows 95 (or Windows 98). For more information, see SETUP.TXT on Setup Disk 1 or the Windows CD-ROM.
  • SU0013 Setup could not create files on your startup drive and cannot set up Windows. If you have HPFS or Windows NT file system, you must create an MS-DOS boot partition. If you have LANtastic server or SuperStor compression, disable it before running Setup. See SETUP.TXT on Setup Disk 1 or the Windows CD-ROM.
  • SU0014 Setup has found a hardware device on your computer that is not responding. To try this device again, click Continue.
  • SU0015 Setup detected a Windows NT file system partition on your hard disk. Files on this partition will not be available when you use Windows 95 (or Windows 98).
  • SU0016  Setup has detected OS/2 files on your computer. If you set up Windows 95 (or Windows 98), you may not be able to use OS/2. For more information, quit Setup and read SETUP.TXT on Setup Disk 1 or the Windows CD-ROM.
  • SU0018 Setup could not create files on your startup drive and cannot set up Windows.
    There may be too many files in the root directory of your startup drive, or your startup drive letter may have been remapped by network or compression software. For more information, see SETUP.TXT on Setup Disk 1 or the Windows CD-ROM.
  • SU0019 Setup has found commands in your AUTOEXEC.BAT or CONFIG.SYS files that are not compatible with Windows.
  • SU0129 Setup was unable to determine your computer's hardware configuration. Setup cannot continue and will now close.
  • SU0130 Please make sure that your User name, Beta ID, and Password are correct.
  • SU0133 Setup was unable to determine your system configuration by using full detection. Would you like to try again using minimal detection?
  • SU0135 Setup was unable to properly identify all your hardware. To confirm your hardware settings, click Change Computer Settings.
  • SU0136 Setup was unable to initialize Windows Help. Help may not be available during Windows Setup.
  • SU0139 The directory you specified contains a version of Windows with a different character set. Setup cannot upgrade this version. Please choose a different directory.
  • SU0141 Setup could not copy files needed for your startup disk. You can still continue with Setup without creating the startup disk. Click OK to continue.
  • SU0142 Setup did not find enough free directory entries in the root of the following drives. Please delete some files or directories to make enough room. Setup needs at least more free entries on drive.
  • SU0147 Setup did not find enough free directory entries in the root of your startup drive. Please delete some files or directories to make enough room, and then run Setup again. Setup needs at least X more free entries on this drive. Where "X" is a replaceable parameter.
  • SU0151 Setup could not verify that your computer has the minimum amount of memory (RAM) required to run Windows 95 (or Windows 98). Do you want to continue with Setup?
  • SU0152 Your computer has X bytes of memory (RAM). Windows 95 (or Windows 98) requires a minimum of X bytes. You must install more memory before setting up Windows 95 (or Windows 98).
  • SU0153 Drive X, the host drive for the compressed X drive, must have at least X bytes free to set up Windows. Free some disk space, and then run Setup again.
  • SU0156 Setup has found Pen Extensions 1.0 installed on your computer. If you proceed with Setup, these will be removed. To continue with Setup, click OK. To quit Setup, click Cancel.
  • SU0159 The directory X you specified contains a Windows NT installation. Setup cannot install Windows in this directory. Please choose a different directory.
  • SU0160 The directory X which is needed to install Windows into already contains a Windows installation. Please choose a different installation directory.
  • SU0161 The directory X which is needed to install Windows into already contains a Windows installation. Setup will choose a directory for you, which you can change later.
  • SU0162 The directory X contains a Windows NT installation. Setup cannot install into this directory. Setup will choose a directory for you, which you can change later.
  • SU0163 The directory X you specified contains an MS-DOS installation. Please choose a different directory.
  • SU0164 Setup cannot upgrade the version of Windows in %1, because you are running Windows from a different directory. Please choose a different directory.
  • SU0165 The specified path contains an invalid character (for example, \344, \374, \366, \350, \343, \346). Please specify a valid path.
  • SU0167 The specified directory contains a directory named 'desktop' that you must move or rename before Setup can continue. For more information, see SETUP.TXT on Setup Disk 1 or the Windows CD-ROM.
  • SU0168 Your computer already has an operating system installed, which cannot be upgraded by this version of Setup. Please obtain the Windows 95 (or Windows 98) Upgrade.
  • SU0325 Windows Millennium setup cannot continue.
    This issue can be caused by a corrupted .cab file that has been copied to the hard disk. This corruption can be caused by a virus or by failing hardware, but is most likely to be caused by a scratched, dirty, or damaged CD-ROM.
  • SU0335 Setup could not determine your hardware settings. There may be a missing or damaged Setup file or there may not be enough memory to continue. Free some memory and then run Setup again.
  • SU0343 Setup could not create X. Make sure you specified a valid drive letter and directory name. Also make sure the directory name does not conflict with existing files on your drive.
  • SU0344 The Windows directory X you have specified does not currently exist. Please verify that the path is correct.
  • SU0346 Setup cannot upgrade Windows. The directory X does not contain a valid Windows installation. Please specify another directory.
  • SU0347 Setup cannot upgrade Windows <version number> in <directory name>. You must have version 3.0 of Windows or later in order to upgrade. Specify another directory in the New Directory box.
  • SU0349 A mismatched SETUPX.DLL is loaded. Setup cannot continue. Quit all Windows and MS-DOS-based programs, and then try again. Or quit Windows and then run Setup from MS-DOS.
  • SU0350 Setup was unable to display the Nondisclosure Agreement. Setup will now close.
  • SU0358 Setup detected one or more MS-DOS-based programs running on your computer. Close your MS-DOS programs, and then click OK to continue. Or, click Cancel to quit Setup.
  • SU0360 Setup could not create X. Type a drive letter and directory name to specify where you want to set up Windows 95 (or Windows 98). An example of a valid entry is C:\WINDOWS.
  • SU0361 A Windows registry file was found. If Windows 95 (or Windows 98) is installed in another directory, continuing with Setup will disable it. Do you want to continue?
  • SU0362 It is not recommended that Setup continue without the proper amount of disk space free. If you continue, Setup may run out of disk space and not complete successfully.
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