Thanks to all who contributed interesting error messages you've seen over the years. Here's some great error messages that were contributed by Sergei Yakovlev.
I've had this error message on my screen for a long time now. I saw
this one when I was debugging a SQL Server Agent issue. I'm sorry for the poor
quality of the image now. It's a really old screenshot and I don't have
In case you can't read it, the error message states:
The SQLServerAgent service depends on the MSSQLServer service, which has
failed due to the following error.
The operation completed successfully.
Do you have a great error message you've seen? Please send them to email@example.com and I'll post them for you to give others a laugh.