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The funniest computer error messages

You've nearly finished the report. One more slide, a final read-through and then it's done. Better save it before anything goes amiss.

BING!

What? What do you mean there's a corrupt element in the file?! WHERE DID IT COME FROM?! DON'T YOU DARE DELETE MY WORK!

Anyone who has ever so much as tapped at a computer will have experienced an infuriating error message - an untimely message guaranteed to inspire hitherto unknown levels of seething hate.

With Windows 10 now rolling out across the world's computers, a fresh batch of error warnings are filling screens - including this gem captured by Jonathan Timar.

With this fresh hell in mind, peruse our gallery of the weirdest error messages ever discovered.

  • The funniest computer error messages

    That seems straight forward

    Not so good on your logic are you, American Megatrends?

  • The funniest computer error messages 1

    Nothing is wrong

    You're lying, Macromedia Dreamweaver...

  • The funniest computer error messages 2

    Error error

    Two wrongs definitely not making a right

  • The funniest computer error messages 3

    Erm

    That sounds pretty serious...

  • The funniest computer error messages 4

    Success!

    Wait... should I be happy or annoyed? I'm so conflicted...

  • The funniest computer error messages 5

    100 percent isn't enough

    WHAT MORE DO YOU WANT?!

  • The funniest computer error messages 6

    This is worse than bad

    We didn't realise there was a scale...

  • The funniest computer error messages 7

    But...

    You need to redefine your understanding of 'success'.

  • The funniest computer error messages 8

    Irony

    Well who's going to report the problems now?

  • The funniest computer error messages 9

    How many?

    Sorry Zack, this could take a while

  • The funniest computer error messages 10

    Insert it where?

    To be fair to Windows, this error would only occur if you were tinkering with their phone in an unapproved fashion.

  • The funniest computer error messages 11

    Surprise

    Well it wasn't like I was expecting it.