The Real Answer to All Our Error Code Problems

You're working late into the night, a deadline is approaching. Out of nowhere, your trusty computer collapses in a fit of exhaustion or pique, shouting error message numbers at you in a tourettic fit of indecipherable jargon. What's it all mean? How do you fix it? This. Like this:

The Real Answer to All Our Error Code Problems

And you know what? It's not just error messages. This solves pretty much anything.[xkcd]