The following pop-up dialog box may be displayed when you perform a
disk operation that writes to the disk:
Program is trying to write to hard disk
Do you wish to continue?
You can then choose one of three options: Stop, Continue, or Boot. If you
choose Stop, the following error message is displayed:
ATTENTION: A serious disk error has occurred while writing
to drive C.
NOTE: If you are running MS-DOS Prompt from Windows, this error message is
displayed in a blue screen with the heading "Serious Disk Error."
You can now choose to retry the operation. This causes the first VSAFE
error to be displayed again. Until you choose Continue or Boot, you are not
able to escape these recurring warning messages. If you choose Continue,
the write operation is performed. If you choose Boot, the write operation
aborts, your system restarts, and any information you were trying to save