Customize Pop-Up Error Messages.

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If an error in Windows occurs, you can specify with this setting what Windows should do.
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In the normal case, windows will show any kind of error messages in a pop-up window. This setting enables you to specify which error messages you like to see. You can use following options like listed below for the value of errormode: 0 --> windows will show all errors in pop-up windows(default value) 1 --> windows wont show system errors, but it will show application errors in pop-up windows 2 --> windows wont show any errors for this, go to start > run menu, enter regedit and navigate to the registry path listed below. You can create a dword value errormode, if this value does not exist. Now you can set this value to disable errror messages completely or partly. After a restart the changes take effect. When editing the registry it is highly recommended to run a quick scan for optimization, you can test your system now for free.


First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type 'regedit'.
Second, go to the <b>[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Windows\]</b> key, right-click on the "ErrorMode" DWORD value and click on "Modify".
Finally, enter the value "1" or "0" in the text box and click on 'OK'.

Registry Entries

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  • Path: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Windows\]
  • Location: Local Machine
  • Value Name: ErrorMode
  • Data Type: DWORD (DWORD Value)
  • Enabled Value: 1 or 0
  • Disabled Value: 2
  • Action Type: Modified