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WFWG Err Msg: Warning: A Serious Disk Error Has Occurred...

Article ID: 107598

Article Last Modified on 10/10/1999


  • Microsoft Windows for Workgroups 3.11

This article was previously published under Q107598


In Microsoft Windows for Workgroups, you may encounter the following error message:

WARNING: A serious disk error has occurred while reading from/writing to your hard disk. Some data may have been corrupted. Your system has been stopped to prevent additional data loss. Call product support for assistance.


This error may be caused by a corrupted BLOCKDEV driver or 32-bit disk access driver in your SYSTEM.INI file.


To correct this problem, do the following:

  1. Disable 32-Bit Disk Access.
  2. Reinstall Windows for Workgroups 3.11.

Additional query words: 3.11 fastdisk vfat pss error

Keywords: KB107598