Windows error 0x800703E6, -2147023898

Detailed Error Information

NOACCESS[1]

MessageInvalid access to memory location.
Declared inwinerror.h

HRESULT analysis[2]

FlagsSeverityFailure
Reserved (R)false
OriginMicrosoft
NTSTATUSfalse
Reserved (X)false
FacilityCode7 (0x007)
NameFACILITY_WIN32[2][1]
DescriptionThis region is reserved to map undecorated error codes into HRESULTs.[2][1]
Error Code998 (0x03e6)

This is a Win32 error which has been mapped into an HRESULT. More information may be available in error 0x000003e6.

Questions

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cygwin
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windows-vista
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0answers

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  1. winerror.h from Windows SDK 10.0.14393.0
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