A list of common HRESULT error codes

I was looking for error code –2146232797 (hex 0x80131623, which turned out to be what is thrown by Environment.FailFast) and I’ve stumbled upon this treasure:


Also, here’s a great blog about deciphering an HRESULT:


And here's another good list from MSDN:


I sincerely wish you to never ever need this knowledge...

Comments (3)
  1. willy sieuw says:

    HRESULT – 2147220473 – C Windows system32> Macromed Flash Flash9b.ocx

    I get this message when restoring HPSolution Center ….. as well Error 2732 when trying to install e ..

    HP solution center can no longer use, have tried everything.

    in Dutch

    Hresult – 2147220473  – CWindowssystem32>MacromedFlashFlash9b.ocx

    deze melding krijg ik bij het herstellen van HPSolution Center….. zoals ook Error 2732 bij het proberen e installeren..

    kan HP solution center niet meer gebruiken, heb al van alles geprobeerd.

  2. n says:

    well this should help

  3. Helpful says:

    Not long after the last post, but I found a bit of a more comprehensive list of them on MSDN, here: msdn.microsoft.com/…/cc704587.aspx

    There's easily over 200 of them, and probably somewhere in the range of 500-1000.  The nice part is they all have a brief description to go along with the code's name and hex value.

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