Do not continue using the computer if you receive an error message of any type.
Note the message and take corrective action. This section explains the different
types of error messages and corresponding corrective measures.
There are two general types of error messages:
Software Error Messages
Software error messages are generated by your operating system or application.
These messages typically occur after you boot the operating system or when you
run your applications.
application or operating system manual for help.
System Error Messages
A system error message indicates a problem with the computer itself. A message
of this type normally appears during the power-on self-test, before the operating
system prompt appears.
If you receive this type of message, consult your