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Wed, 19 Jan 2000 16:03:16 +0000

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A Somewhat Improved Glossary of Your PC's Messages
By Kevin Pease

It says: "Press Any Key"
It means: "Press any key you like but I'm not moving."

It says: "Press A Key"
(This one's a programmers joke. Nothing happens unless you press the "A"

It says: "Fatal Error. Please contact technical support quoting error
no. 1A4-2546512430E" 
It means: "... where you will be kept on hold for 10 minutes, only to be
told that it's a hardware problem."

It says: "Installing program to C:\<Directory>...."
It means: "... And I'll also be writing a few files into c:\windows and
c:\windows\system where you'll NEVER find them."

It says: "Please insert disk 11"
It means: "Because I know darn well there are only 10 disks."

It says: "Not enough memory"
It means: "I don't CARE if you've got 64MB of RAM, I want to use the bit
below 640K."

It says: "Cannot read from drive D:..."
It means: "...However, if you put the CD in right side up..."

It says: "Please Wait..."
It means: "...Indefinitely."

It says: "Directory does not exist..."
It means: "...any more. Whoops."

It says: "The application caused an error. Choose Ignore or Close." 
It means: "...Makes no difference to me, you're still not getting your
work back."

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