Microsoft supplies a lot of information to help resolve system errors when they happen to you. Many times the Microsoft knowledge bases or other online pages have quick, easy solutions that you can use to resolve problems almost immediately. Sometimes errors will occur that Microsoft does not have a specific fix for. Most of the time these types of errors are associated with third-party applications. There is very little that can be done about some of these types of errors, from a Windows operating system perspective.
Error code 255 is one of those software errors that there is not a documented fix for on the Microsoft sites. Windows does its job of telling you that an error occurred, and even gives you a code number to reference. The next steps to take in resolving this type of error message is entirely between you and the software manufacturer. You will have to contact the software manufacturer to get information from them about how to resolve this error.
The recommended steps to take in finding a fix via a software vendor are:
These steps are more involved than many Windows fixes that simply require a few configuration changes. Most software vendors should be able to supply you with information to help you with their application’s functionality.
TipFor more information, please see: How to fix Software error #255