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Windows 7 Error Codes: Common Problems and Solutions

Is Windows 7 giving you trouble? Are error codes popping up and you don’t know what to do to resolve them? This article compiles a comprehensive list of errors you might run into and provides information on how to resolve them.

Solving Windows 7 Error Codes

Windows 7 is Microsoft’s robust operating system up to date, but it can still sometimes problems that result in error codes. These problems can hardware problems stem from a variety of soft and but ultimately fall into two categories – errors in the individual software causing a program crash and error in the operating system or computer hardware that causes that the computer to restart or blue screen. In this article we look at some common Windows 7 error codes and explore solutions for them.

Windows 7 Compatibility Error Codes

Windows 7 is very similar to Windows Vista, and any program which runs on Vista should run on Windows 7 without issue. The key word, of course, is “should” – there is really no way to guarantee that a program will be compatible. This is doubly true if you are running a program which was designed for Windows XP.

If you are receiving an error that stems from an operating system compatibility problem you can try to resolve it by running Windows 7 in compatibility mode. To learn more about Windows 7’s compatibility mode read our article on the subject, called “Windows 7 Compatibility Mode – How Does it Work?”

Windows 7 Internet Explorer Error Codes

Sometimes you’ll run into Windows 7 errors which are caused by Internet Explorer or by a website or add-on which is being opened by Internet Explorer. These problems can be a serious issue and can grind any attempt to access online information to a halt. They can also be somewhat puzzling, because Internet Explorer has become a universe of information in itself, full of extensions and add-ons.

Thankfully, you can resolve Internet Explorer errors by following a few simple steps. For more information, see our guide “How to Repair Internet Explorer 8.”

Windows 7 Internet Connection Error Codes

Windows 7’s internet connectivity is great. Connecting to the Internet via a wireless or wired connection is easier than ever before. However, you might still run into situations where Windows 7 just doesn’t want to connect. This can be for any number of reasons, including a low signal strength from Wi-Fi or an I.P. address conflict. For more information read our guide “Windows 7 Internet Connection Fixes.”

Windows 7 Email Error Codes

Unlike Windows Vista, Windows 7 doesn’t come with a stock email client. In order to use email you either need to use a web based service, such as Gmail, or you need to install an email client like Microsoft Outlook. Installing an email client yourself leaves room for error, however. If you believe Outlook is the source of your Windows 7 errors you can solve your problems with our guide “Windows 7 Problems Running Outlook.”

Windows 7 Sleep and Hibernate Error Codes

Putting your computer into sleep mode is very useful both for laptops and desktops. Sleep mode conserves power, which makes it possible for computers to stay on battery power longer and reduces your overall monthly power bill. However, sleep mode relies on specific functions of the operating system, and if they’re not working correctly your Windows 7 computer may refuse to enter or wake up from sleep mode. To solve this error see our guide “Troubleshooting Windows 7 Sleep Mode.”

Windows 7 Security Center Error Codes

Windows 7 includes a security headquarters if provides comprehensive protection for the operating system. It is the integration of Security Center not making the most secure operating system Windows 7 Microsoft also but unfortunately Windows 7 Security Center can cause problems. This is not only because of the low chance of malfunction, but also because security settings can sometimes things you do in the way of legitimate error codes, connect to the Internet you software that attempts to forces to get. If you not tame the Security Center reading try our guide “How to Disable Windows 7 Security Center.”

Windows 7 Not Genuine Error Codes

Windows 7 includes a security headquarters if provides comprehensive protection for the operating system. It is the inclusion of Security Center that makes the most secure operating system Microsoft Windows 7 so far, but unfortunately Windows 7 Security Center can cause problems. This is not only because of the low chance of malfunction, but also because security settings can sometimes things you do in the way of legitimate error codes, connect to the Internet you software that attempts to forces to get. If you not tame the Security Center reading try our guide “How to Disable Windows 7 Security Center.”

Other Windows 7 Error Codes

If you encounter a hard error in your operating system, you may see a blue screen includes an error code that appears difficult to decipher. This shows that it a problem with your operating system and not only the software that runs on your operating system. The error code in connection with this problem in a crash dump file, which for more information about be parsed incorrectly run can be placed. If the problem you have this, please read our article “Troubleshooting Windows crash dump-file.”

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