Operating system error 2(failed to retrieve text for this error. Reason: 15105) is not helpful. - by aptitude

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ID 686192 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 8/30/2011 7:36:51 AM
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I am trying to view the contents of a back up in SQL Server Management Studio and am getting a meaningless error message. This should be changed to say something that might actually help me resolve what the issue is.
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Posted by Microsoft on 3/13/2012 at 4:58 PM
This particular message isn't coming from SQL, but is a Windows message indicating that there was a problem looking up the text of the proper error message. It is possible that there was a problem with your installation which is preventing this message from being located. We are unable to reproduce the situation here. To be sure, this is not a planned or intended message from SQL Server.
Posted by Maurice Pelchat on 11/2/2011 at 8:50 AM
I agree with you, when it comes to OS error, SQL Server doesn't have a nice record of message meaningfullness.