Error Codes in Windows® Vista
What are the common error codes in Windows Vista and different methods to resolve them?
Error codes are error numbers followed by an error message which a program displays in response with an issue of hardware or software. Error codes inform the user that the program is experiencing a particular problem. Sometimes, an error message might accompany an error code. The error code has to be first identified to resolve the problem. Various error codes and messages can occur on Windows Vista®-based system. The error code “0xCD004F05” is displayed when the product key is invalid. Windows Vista®-based system shows “0xC004C001” error code when a specified product key is invalid. Sometimes, you might encounter “0xC004C812” error code which appears when the specified product key has exceeded its activation count. The error code “0xC003E004” is displayed when the license has not been evaluated. Furthermore, Windows Vista®-based system shows “0x80072EFD” error code when a connection with the server is not established. In addition to this, “x80072F8F” error code is displayed when a security error occurs on your Windows Vista®-based system.
Some of the methods or tips to avoid the errors are listed below:
- Methods to resolve error codes
- Re-install the software that causes error codes
- Incompatibility issue
Methods to resolve error codes
If the user receives error codes like “0xC004C003”, “0xC004C001”, “0xC004C008”, “0xC004C812”, “0xC004C4CE”, “0x8007232B”, then verify your product key and use the change product key feature to reactivate Windows Vista. This method is extremely easy. First, click ‘Start’ and then click ‘System Properties’ on the toolbar, and then go to ‘Change Product Key’ on the Windows activation section. Type the product key in the ‘Product Key Box’, and then click ‘Next’. Lastly, follow the given instructions.
Re-install the software that causes error codes
When you face various error codes on your Windows Vista-based system, then the first step should be to find out the software, program or application that is causing such error codes. Once you have determined the software which causes such error codes, remove it immediately. This will improve the performance of your Windows Vista-based system. In addition to this, re-install the upgraded version of that particular software.
The other method which can be used to get rid of error codes is to verify that the product key is compatible with the version of Windows Vista installed on your system. Furthermore, install a compatible version of antivirus or DRM software on your Windows Vista-based PC. Thus, you should make sure that there is no incompatibility issue on your system.