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What is the most wicked error message you have ever encountered?

category: general [glöplog]
On the Amiga 500 you could get weird messages like if you accidentaly removed a disk from df0: while the drive was writing to it you would get something like: "You MUST insert volume blabla in drive df0: !!!" (I'm almost certain there was three !!!) :)
added on the 2006-04-20 18:39:09 by El Topo El Topo
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And a Windows 95 classic:

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added on the 2006-04-20 19:10:45 by front243 front243
added on the 2006-04-20 19:24:02 by cruzer cruzer
The Red Screen of Death! Saw this while installing the prerelease version of longhorn that had the new bootloader on top of the previous build of longhorn. Best part was the spelling error in 'exectuion'.
added on the 2006-04-20 19:31:39 by GbND GbND
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no error message but.. nvidia times ;)
added on the 2006-04-20 19:34:33 by Hatikvah Hatikvah
Three times this year I've had to repair my XP because it said on load that it could't find my system32 folder. Yet it existed. XP is a lazy procrasinator.
the most fucked up tho is still macos 8.1 with "i'm sad because a system error appeared" (rough translation from hungarian)
added on the 2006-04-21 04:19:21 by Gargaj Gargaj
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added on the 2006-04-21 12:15:16 by leb00ster leb00ster
Oh, and MSVC:

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added on the 2006-04-21 12:19:52 by leb00ster leb00ster
a friend of mine got something like, "a system service that should never fail, has failed" on windows 2000.
added on the 2006-04-21 13:28:08 by vame vame
i'll bite and gladly put error 23 here.
added on the 2006-04-21 14:42:24 by dalezr dalezr
or this one!!!
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added on the 2006-04-21 15:09:23 by alien^PDX alien^PDX

I remember this very vividly (some sort of event logging in msgina.dll)
added on the 2006-04-21 15:30:34 by Gargaj Gargaj
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wrong bbcode :D
added on the 2006-04-21 15:30:58 by Gargaj Gargaj
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a classic ;)
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added on the 2006-04-21 20:45:03 by Mike 3D Mike 3D
An old favourite of mine, from a rusty PII-based heap at work..

"UNEXPECTED HEAP ERROR" - This copy of Windowze was under the delusion it was running on a nicer PeeCee than this one, found out it wasn't, and promptly fell over!
added on the 2006-04-21 21:39:34 by CiH CiH
Old 95 error: "Error 0: No Error"
While booting Linux, you may in rare cases get the error message:

Unable to start swapping: out of memory :-)

added on the 2006-04-22 11:10:34 by Blueberry Blueberry
I've always loved that "Something's wrong with the pipeline" error message.
added on the 2006-04-24 10:38:18 by megamies megamies
Nonsense in BASIC (sinclair spectrum)
added on the 2006-04-24 11:01:31 by moredhel moredhel
The Acorn Archimedes used to morse an error message code with the floppy drive LED in case of boot failure.
added on the 2006-04-24 13:45:28 by mrhill mrhill
Sniplet from drivers/md/Kconfig from Linux kernel 2.6.5:

WARNING: RAID-6 is currently highly experimental. If you
use it, there is no guarantee whatsoever that it won't
destroy your data, eat your disk drives, insult your mother,
or re-appoint George W. Bush.
added on the 2006-04-24 16:40:27 by moT moT
One of my Eggdrop's gave me this ~10 minutes ago:

[00:50] Server got stoned; going for munchies...
added on the 2006-04-25 01:00:53 by Gargaj Gargaj
"sorry I'm married"
added on the 2006-04-25 01:40:02 by ithaqua ithaqua


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