Runtime Error

Runtime errors are computer errors that appear on your screen as a message box. These errors display codes together with their definitions.

The first sign that your computer will soon have a runtime error is when it slows down. This normally happens before the error itself appears. After the error has been displayed and closed, the software that generated this error would normally freeze or close. Your computer may also restart on its own.

Here are some of the reasons for this computer error and the necessary procedures to correct it.

1. Problems with the TSR (Terminate and Stay Resident Program) and other applications currently running.


  • When this happens, you can use the “End Task” function of the Task Manager to solve the problem.

2. Harmful applications such as computer viruses and other malicious processes are responsible in causing alterations to your computer’s settings.


  • You need to update your software security application. You can also scan your computer for any potential threats, as well as check the security of your private data and the stability of your system.

3. Memory issues or problems.


  • When this is the cause of the problem, you need to first contact the developer of the software causing the runtime error. The software developer will be able to provide a possible set of solutions you can try.
  • However, if the solutions they have provided still don’t work, you need to contact the manufacturer of your motherboard or computer and request for a technician to assess your hardware.

4. Software issues and problems.


  • You can correct it by visiting the developer’s website. Download and install all the updates and patches necessary for the smooth functioning of the software.
  • If you have downloaded and installed all the necessary updates and the issue is still not resolved, you can opt to uninstall and reinstall the program.

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