Error Messages

Error Messages

Below is a partial list of error messages Aurora Prediction can report. If the error message you receive is not listed below and you need more information, please contact Aurora Systems technical support.

Disk access error, or internal index error, or dictionary corruption detected! Please see online help "Error Messages" section immediately for more information. Editor will now quit.

This is a catch-all error message. One of three things has happened. The most likely is a disk error, usually meaning you are low on disk space, or you need to run a disk diagnostic program like CHKDSK or SCANDISK. Otherwise the dictionary index or word lists have internal damage and may need to be repaired. Please see Optimize Dictionary for more information.

Internal damage detected in dictionary. You should choose 'Optimize Dictionary... With the 'Repair Dictionary, no Optimization' checkbox checked to repair the damage.

This indicates that internal damage has been detected in the dictionary. This damage should be repaired immediately using the Optimize Dictionary option with the Repair Dictionary, no Optimization checkbox checked. Without repairs, Prediction is liable to crash or hang at any time, or the dictionary may become unrepairable and all information in it lost. Please see Optimize Dictionary for more information.

Error in Dictionary

Catch-all error message, depends on what you are doing. Can be caused by running out of memory, a disk being full, a network access error, a disk error, or a corrupted dictionary file.

Invalid word address

Indicates internal damage to a dictionary file. A backup of the troubled dictionary file should be made, and then Optimize should be run on the original. Please see Optimize Dictionary for more information.

Word save error or Word load error

Usually caused by running out of memory, a disk being full, a network access error, a disk error, or a corrupted dictionary file.

Next word area full or Dictionary full

The dictionary is full. Run Optimize with the "Delete Unused Words" and "Delete Unused Phrases" checkboxes checked to free some space in the dictionary file.

Word already in dictionary

You should never encounter this error message. If you do, please contact Aurora Systems technical support.

Unknown language selection

Indicates you attempted to load a dictionary file that uses a language unsupported by this version of Aurora Prediction.

Dictionary created with newer version

The dictionary you are attempting to use was created by a later version of this program and Aurora Prediction doesn't know how to handle it. Contact Aurora Systems about upgrading.

Wrong character set

Indicates a dictionary file using a character set language unsupported by this version of Aurora Prediction.

Dictionary file too large

Indicates a dictionary file created using a more capable system which is unsupported by this version of Aurora Prediction.

Dictionary file damaged, possible loss of data

Indicates that the Dictionary check routine was unable to repair damage to the dictionary file. Please see Optimize Dictionary for more information.

Dictionary file corrupted

Indicates that the Dictionary file is corrupted and cannot be read. Restore your dictionary file from a backup.

Out of memory

Indicates that Aurora Prediction has run out of memory. You should not encounter this error message. If you do, it is generally fatal. It is recommended you restart Aurora Prediction and quit one or more other applications before continuing.

Dictionary file was not closed properly

Indicates that the dictionary file was not closed properly the last time it was used. Generally this happens if Windows crashes or if you turn the computer off without leaving Windows. The Dictionary check routine will be run to fix the dictionary if possible.

General disk error accessing dictionary

Usually caused by a disk being full, a network access error, a disk error, or a corrupted dictionary file.

Unknown dictionary error code!!!

Indicates an internal program error, you should not encounter this error message. If you do, please contact Aurora Systems technical support.

Dictionary corrupt or not a dictionary file.

Indicates you attempted to open a file that Aurora Prediction does not recognize as a dictionary file. You may encounter this error message if you attempt to open an Aurora for DOS dictionary file.

Invalid dictionary file name.

You have entered a dictionary file name that is not valid.

Not enough disk space for optimization.

Optimization ran out of disk space before it could complete. Free some disk space and start optimization again.

Word too short.

You should not encounter this error message. If you do, please contact Aurora Systems technical support.