How to copy error message on Windows pop-up box?


Windows users see lot of popup error boxes, each showing a different error message. Ideally we should copy exact message on the pop-up window and perform further analysis to solve issue at hand. One way to copy error message is taking screenshot of the desktop showing error pop-up window. Here is evern easier method:

Copy exact Error message

As soon as error pop-up box windows appear, click at top blue bar to make sure error box is highlighted – then press Ctrl + C to copy error message on the pop-up.


Now open Notepad – goto Start > Run, then type notepad and click OK. Then press Ctrl + V to paste contents of error message into notepad. You can save this notepad file containing error message for further analysis and solution. Easy, isn’t it?

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