Neowin News Feed for: Error https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/error/ Neowin News Feed for: Error en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net Microsoft explains the August and September 2018 monthly rollup, security install issues https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-explains-the-august-and-september-2018-monthly-rollup-security-install-issues/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2018/09/1537635740_mssecurity_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Despite a simplified servicing model, some Windows 7 devices recently encountered errors with installing the August or September 2018 Monthly Rollups or security-only updates. Microsoft explains why. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-explains-the-august-and-september-2018-monthly-rollup-security-install-issues">Read more...</a> exoruel@gmail.com (Ruel Revales) Sat, 22 Sep 2018 17:12:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-explains-the-august-and-september-2018-monthly-rollup-security-install-issues This weird error message about 'My Little Pony' on Xbox One is a bug, fix inbound https://www.neowin.net/news/this-weird-error-message-about-my-little-pony-on-xbox-one-is-a-bug-fix-inbound/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/07/1500465218_z8fp2mumx1_m3wouc5xq80r99zr5gsnpxolpxljlwsw_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>For the past few hours, Xbox One owners have been seeing a weird error message on their console, referencing &#039;My Little Pony&#039; and telling them to read the error description and weep. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/this-weird-error-message-about-my-little-pony-on-xbox-one-is-a-bug-fix-inbound">Read more...</a> usama.jawad@neowin.net (Usama Jawad) Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:32:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/this-weird-error-message-about-my-little-pony-on-xbox-one-is-a-bug-fix-inbound Microsoft apologizes for error in number of US foreign intelligence surveillance requests https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-apologizes-for-error-in-number-of-us-foreign-intelligence-surveillance-requests/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/01/1483331209_microsoft-2017-hero_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has issued a correction to data it provided earlier this month regarding the number of FISA surveillance requests it received from January to July 2016, after discovering a &quot;human error&quot;. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-apologizes-for-error-in-number-of-us-foreign-intelligence-surveillance-requests">Read more...</a> andyweir@neowin.net (Andy Weir) Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:42:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-apologizes-for-error-in-number-of-us-foreign-intelligence-surveillance-requests Some people are reportedly experiencing problems downloading Windows 10 build 14986 https://www.neowin.net/news/some-people-are-reportedly-experiencing-problems-downloading-windows-10-build-14986/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/10/1477931100_windows-10-creators-update-insider-preview-pc-05_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is currently investigating an issue which prevents users from downloading the latest Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14986, which was released for PCs just a few hours ago. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/some-people-are-reportedly-experiencing-problems-downloading-windows-10-build-14986">Read more...</a> usama.jawad@neowin.net (Usama Jawad) Thu, 08 Dec 2016 06:48:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/some-people-are-reportedly-experiencing-problems-downloading-windows-10-build-14986 HP blocks printers from using 3rd party ink cartridges with pre-programmed error https://www.neowin.net/news/hp-blocks-printers-from-using-3rd-party-ink-cartridges-with-pre-programmed-error/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/09/1473680050_hp-printer_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Last week HP printers stopped working and started displaying an error message, seemingly out of nowhere. Now HP has admitted the error is intentional, and designed to hamper use of 3rd party ink. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/hp-blocks-printers-from-using-3rd-party-ink-cartridges-with-pre-programmed-error">Read more...</a> vlad@neowin.net (Vlad Dudau) Mon, 19 Sep 2016 09:28:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/hp-blocks-printers-from-using-3rd-party-ink-cartridges-with-pre-programmed-error Scientists: Microsoft Excel alters genes, ruins science https://www.neowin.net/news/scientists-microsoft-excel-alters-genes-ruins-science/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/02/screen_shot_2015-02-04_at_12.28.30_pm_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft&#039;s Excel is altering hundreds of scientific papers and destroying work done by scientists, thanks to the way it auto-formats data. But scientists are blaming themselves, not Microsoft. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/scientists-microsoft-excel-alters-genes-ruins-science">Read more...</a> vlad@neowin.net (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 26 Aug 2016 07:42:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/scientists-microsoft-excel-alters-genes-ruins-science Want a Surface 3 with LTE? That'll cost you £77,777.77 https://www.neowin.net/news/want-a-surface-3-with-lte-thatll-cost-you-7777777/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/04/s3_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has bumped its prices a bit, especially for the LTE models of its new Surface 3 tablet. Shopping around in the UK Store you&#039;ll notice the LTE models come with a hefty £77,300 premium. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/want-a-surface-3-with-lte-thatll-cost-you-7777777">Read more...</a> vlad@neowin.net (Vlad Dudau) Wed, 01 Jul 2015 07:38:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/want-a-surface-3-with-lte-thatll-cost-you-7777777 Microsoft says Xbox One free play-for-a-day game promotion was an "error" https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-says-xbox-one-free-play-for-a-day-game-promotion-was-an-error/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2014/08/screen_shot_2014-08-24_at_12.36.00_pm_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has said that the &#039;Free Play Day with Gold&#039; promo that appeared for some Xbox One owners yesterday - offering 24 hours of gameplay on certain titles without purchase - was posted &quot;in error&quot;. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-says-xbox-one-free-play-for-a-day-game-promotion-was-an-error">Read more...</a> andyweir@neowin.net (Andy Weir) Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:34:06 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-says-xbox-one-free-play-for-a-day-game-promotion-was-an-error Microsoft: 'No plans' to cut Xbox One price https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-no-plans-to-cut-xbox-one-price/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1495849703xboxone.jpg" alt="" /></div>After listing a lower price for the Xbox One - around 12.5% cheaper than at present - Microsoft has said that it was actually an error, and confirmed that it has no plans to cut the console&#039;s price. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-no-plans-to-cut-xbox-one-price">Read more...</a> andyweir@neowin.net (Andy Weir) Wed, 06 Aug 2014 12:05:06 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-no-plans-to-cut-xbox-one-price Windows Phone error confuses itself with a desktop https://www.neowin.net/news/windows-phone-error-confuses-itself-with-a-desktop/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/572633011windows-phone-corporate-2012-dark.png" alt="" /></div>It&#039;s been well documented that Windows Phone 8 runs on the NT kernel, the same as Windows 8. But how would you react to a desktop error message appearing on your phone handset? <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/windows-phone-error-confuses-itself-with-a-desktop">Read more...</a> w.j.stevenson@btinternet.com (Andrew Stevenson) Tue, 15 Jan 2013 09:16:48 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/windows-phone-error-confuses-itself-with-a-desktop Windows Phone Marketplace hit with c101b00b error https://www.neowin.net/news/windows-phone-marketplace-hit-with-c101b00b-error/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/uploaded/marketplacerror4_thumb.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft&#039;s Windows Phone Marketplace has been hit with a c101b00b error when trying to download applications, it appears that app updates are unaffected. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/windows-phone-marketplace-hit-with-c101b00b-error">Read more...</a> bdsams@neowin.net (Brad Sams) Tue, 06 Sep 2011 15:35:08 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/windows-phone-marketplace-hit-with-c101b00b-error Apple deleting Consumer Reports iPhone 4 discussions https://www.neowin.net/news/apple-deleting-consumer-reports-iphone-4-discussions/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://www.neowin.net/images/uploaded/iPhone_4_death_grip_cce45196-e301-4678-8f38-5b02c8882e17_thumb.jpg" alt="" /></div>On the same day that Consumer Reports changed its recommendation about the iPhone 4, Apple forum moderators started deleting threads that talked about Consumer Reports. Consumer Reports originally recommended the iPhone 4, but because of the... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/apple-deleting-consumer-reports-iphone-4-discussions">Read more...</a> andrew.lyle@neowin.net (Andrew Lyle) Tue, 13 Jul 2010 17:25:59 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/apple-deleting-consumer-reports-iphone-4-discussions Human error tops the list of security threats https://www.neowin.net/news/human-error-tops-the-list-of-security-threats/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>IT managers also say its insider threats that really worry them the most When it comes to security, human threats score much higher than those posed by technology. So says a new survey... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/human-error-tops-the-list-of-security-threats">Read more...</a> steven.parker@neowin.net (Steven Parker) Wed, 06 Feb 2008 13:21:25 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/human-error-tops-the-list-of-security-threats Vista "Out of Memory" Error When Copying Files Hotfix https://www.neowin.net/news/vista-out-of-memory-error-when-copying-files-hotfix/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>You just can't seem to throw enough memory at Vista. There have been a number of issues that Vista users have reported relating to copying and moving data, especially large numbers of files. Often there... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/vista-out-of-memory-error-when-copying-files-hotfix">Read more...</a> steven.parker@neowin.net (Steven Parker) Wed, 17 Oct 2007 09:41:32 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/vista-out-of-memory-error-when-copying-files-hotfix Microsoft blames human error for WGA glitch https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-blames-human-error-for-wga-glitch/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft blamed human error for a Windows Genuine Advantage problem that identified legitimate Windows users as pirates last week. According to Alex Kochis, Microsoft senior product manager for WGA, new software was accidentally loaded onto... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-blames-human-error-for-wga-glitch">Read more...</a> () Thu, 30 Aug 2007 03:48:04 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-blames-human-error-for-wga-glitch Bank of Scotland blames human error in data screw-up https://www.neowin.net/news/bank-of-scotland-blames-human-error-in-data-screw-up/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Bank of Scotland (HBOS) is telling 62,000 customers they could be at risk of identity theft after it stuck an unencrypted disc in the ordinary post, which was subsequently lost. The disc, containing information on... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/bank-of-scotland-blames-human-error-in-data-screw-up">Read more...</a> daniel@neowin.net (Daniel Fleshbourne) Thu, 07 Jun 2007 15:39:28 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/bank-of-scotland-blames-human-error-in-data-screw-up Technician's error wipes out data for state fund https://www.neowin.net/news/technicians-error-wipes-out-data-for-state-fund/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Perhaps you've experienced that sinking feeling when a single keystroke accidentally destroys hours of work. Now imagine wiping out a disk drive containing an account worth $38 billion. That's what happened to a computer technician... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/technicians-error-wipes-out-data-for-state-fund">Read more...</a> () Tue, 20 Mar 2007 16:15:52 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/technicians-error-wipes-out-data-for-state-fund Microsoft says sorry for AntiSpyware error https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-says-sorry-for-antispyware-error/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has publicly apologized and compensated Web directory Startpagina.nl, one of MSN's main competitors in Holland, after the software giant's anti-spyware product incorrectly flagged the site as malicious. A Microsoft representative confirmed... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-says-sorry-for-antispyware-error">Read more...</a> () Thu, 24 Feb 2005 21:39:58 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-says-sorry-for-antispyware-error Microsoft 'Zephyr' To Take Error Reporting to Windows Server https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-zephyr-to-take-error-reporting-to-windows-server/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft officials often tout the company's online crash reporting tool, code-named 'Watson,' for helping to cut the number of bugs in each subsequent release of Microsoft's desktop-office suite. Microsoft is looking to take the Watson... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-zephyr-to-take-error-reporting-to-windows-server">Read more...</a> () Tue, 23 Nov 2004 22:40:45 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-zephyr-to-take-error-reporting-to-windows-server McAfee's Trojan horse error gets developer's goat https://www.neowin.net/news/mcafees-trojan-horse-error-gets-developers-goat/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>An Australian software developer is considering suing McAfee after the antivirus company wrongly identified his Internet setup program as a Trojan horse in a recent virus definition update. Mark Griffiths of Brisbane said he is... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/mcafees-trojan-horse-error-gets-developers-goat">Read more...</a> daniel@neowin.net (Daniel Fleshbourne) Sat, 11 Sep 2004 08:11:03 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/mcafees-trojan-horse-error-gets-developers-goat Passport ID Technology Has High Error Rate https://www.neowin.net/news/passport-id-technology-has-high-error-rate/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The State Department is moving ahead with a plan to implant electronic identification chips in U.S. passports that will allow computer matching of facial characteristics, despite warnings that the technology is prone to a high... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/passport-id-technology-has-high-error-rate">Read more...</a> () Fri, 06 Aug 2004 14:30:35 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/passport-id-technology-has-high-error-rate Windows XP Update: Windows Error Reporting Update https://www.neowin.net/news/windows-xp-update-windows-error-reporting-update/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>This update will enable you to automatically view responses to Windows error reports. After submitting an error report, if information relating to the crash event is available such as a fix, workaround, or other information,... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/windows-xp-update-windows-error-reporting-update">Read more...</a> daniel@neowin.net (Daniel Fleshbourne) Wed, 09 Jul 2003 18:14:14 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/windows-xp-update-windows-error-reporting-update Delayed write error is ghost in the machine https://www.neowin.net/news/delayed-write-error-is-ghost-in-the-machine/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A reader Says he's still being plagued by the &quot;delayed write error&quot; that Windows XP displays and which he describes as a &quot;gremlin in the works&quot; and a &quot;ghost in the machine&quot;. The... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/delayed-write-error-is-ghost-in-the-machine">Read more...</a> () Mon, 26 May 2003 11:22:38 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/delayed-write-error-is-ghost-in-the-machine RIAA admit error in ruling at Pennsylvania University https://www.neowin.net/news/riaa-admit-error-in-ruling-at-pennsylvania-university/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The RIAA have admitted that they sent an erroneous legal notice to Pennsylvania University, which would have resulted in students being denied access to a server which provides essential services, at a time when pressures... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/riaa-admit-error-in-ruling-at-pennsylvania-university">Read more...</a> () Tue, 13 May 2003 11:19:00 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/riaa-admit-error-in-ruling-at-pennsylvania-university Windows 2000 Patch: Stop 0x0E3 Error in Windows 2000 https://www.neowin.net/news/windows-2000-patch-stop-0x0e3-error-in-windows-2000/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Quick Info File Name: Q810038_W2K_SP4_X86_EN.exe - Download Size: 625 KB - Date Published: 1/31/2003 - Version: Q810038 Overview This update addresses the &quot;Stop 0x0E3 Error Occurs When Redirector Thread Tries... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/windows-2000-patch-stop-0x0e3-error-in-windows-2000">Read more...</a> daniel@neowin.net (Daniel Fleshbourne) Sat, 01 Feb 2003 09:58:28 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/windows-2000-patch-stop-0x0e3-error-in-windows-2000 Messenger outage caused by human error https://www.neowin.net/news/messenger-outage-caused-by-human-error/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Technicians were installing routers to upgrade the .Net Messenger service, which underlies both Windows Messenger and MSN Messenger. The technicians incorrectly configured the routers. Service was out from 9 am to 2 pm Eastern time... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/messenger-outage-caused-by-human-error">Read more...</a> steven.parker@neowin.net (Steven Parker) Wed, 08 Jan 2003 12:17:55 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/messenger-outage-caused-by-human-error Q329692: Explorer May Generate An Application Error When You Close a Folder https://www.neowin.net/news/q329692-explorer-may-generate-an-application-error-when-you-close-a-folder/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks prasanth for the heads up on this update. Windows may not respond when you try to open or close a folder by using Windows Explorer. When this occurs, you may be able to restart... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/q329692-explorer-may-generate-an-application-error-when-you-close-a-folder">Read more...</a> () Tue, 05 Nov 2002 09:52:10 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/q329692-explorer-may-generate-an-application-error-when-you-close-a-folder Error hampers Amazon's free shipping https://www.neowin.net/news/error-hampers-amazons-free-shipping/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Amazon.com over the past week charged thousands of its customers for &quot;free&quot; shipping and did not apply discounts they were supposed to receive, the e-commerce giant said Thursday. The company began notifying affected customers Wednesday,... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/error-hampers-amazons-free-shipping">Read more...</a> daniel@neowin.net (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 27 Sep 2002 07:45:18 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/error-hampers-amazons-free-shipping Error With Add/Remove Programs Using Service Pack 1 https://www.neowin.net/news/error-with-addremove-programs-using-service-pack-1/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Winbeta.org noticed quite a few people asking questions about getting errors when using Add/Remove Programs, when Windows XP Service Pack 1 is installed, so they decided to do a quick &quot;How-To&quot; on fixing the problem.... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/error-with-addremove-programs-using-service-pack-1">Read more...</a> daniel@neowin.net (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 20 Sep 2002 15:22:13 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/error-with-addremove-programs-using-service-pack-1 WMP9 Fix for wmadmod.dll error https://www.neowin.net/news/wmp9-fix-for-wmadmoddll-error/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks Windows XP Stuff for this one. Many people have upgraded to Windows Media Player Series 9 only to find compatibility problems. Blistering-Games is the only known place that provides a fix to the wmadmod.dll... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/wmp9-fix-for-wmadmoddll-error">Read more...</a> steven.parker@neowin.net (Steven Parker) Tue, 17 Sep 2002 07:59:25 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/wmp9-fix-for-wmadmoddll-error Microsoft exec claims error on .Net Server date https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-exec-claims-error-on-net-server-date/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks Vla for this interesting bit of news! A MICROSOFT EXECUTIVE, who on Wednesday said that the next version of Microsoft's server operating system would be released in mid-2003, now says he gave incorrect information.... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-exec-claims-error-on-net-server-date">Read more...</a> steven.parker@neowin.net (Steven Parker) Fri, 26 Apr 2002 21:35:03 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-exec-claims-error-on-net-server-date Windows 2000 SP3 setup error message patch https://www.neowin.net/news/windows-2000-sp3-setup-error-message-patch/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks bob.kahlon for the heads up :D When applying Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP3) on a debug version of Windows 2000 that has been upgraded to Windows 2000 Service Pack 2 (SP2),... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/windows-2000-sp3-setup-error-message-patch">Read more...</a> () Thu, 24 Jan 2002 09:17:03 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/windows-2000-sp3-setup-error-message-patch Updated Device Manager Error Code Guide https://www.neowin.net/news/updated-device-manager-error-code-guide/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Louis Green tells me that his guide has just been updated to include new Error Codes to help users of Windows XP Home and Pro edition. the changes in the guide include: ... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/updated-device-manager-error-code-guide">Read more...</a> steven.parker@neowin.net (Steven Parker) Mon, 29 Oct 2001 00:00:59 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/updated-device-manager-error-code-guide Windows NT BSOD Error Code List https://www.neowin.net/news/windows-nt-bsod-error-code-list/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks Louis Green who sent me an email on a well written article he has done on NT error codes. Blurb from the article: Windows NT (New Technologies) was originally created as a... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/windows-nt-bsod-error-code-list">Read more...</a> steven.parker@neowin.net (Steven Parker) Sun, 21 Oct 2001 13:58:33 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/windows-nt-bsod-error-code-list