Windows Win32 Error 0x000003F8 – ERROR_REGISTRY_IO_FAILED

In this post, you’ll learn about the Win32 Error “0x000003F8 – ERROR_REGISTRY_IO_FAILED” that you get when debugging system erors in Windows.

The System Error Codes in Windows is a standard computer errors that occurs on Windows PCs. The System Error are usually intended for the developers troubleshooting issues related to the messages returned by the GetLastError.

Most of these Windows Errors are defined in the WinError.h file. The description of these error codes are very general and requires some bit of analysis to understand the exact issue.

Error Message


Error Description

An I/O operation initiated by the registry failed and cannot be recovered. The registry could not read in, write out, or flush one of the files that contain the system’s image of the registry.