Please help me if Import/Export in Blender

I have blender 2.41 of course I had blender for about a year still learning it.
The help I need is everytime I use it’s import/export script it says “Error check console.” I never had that problem b4 can someone help me please.

no, you haven’t given us enough information

what operating system?
do you have python installed?
which exporters?
the ones included in blender?
what was the error printed on the console?

Oh sorry about that.
The information is right below.

OS: Wondows XP
Python: No I did not install it.
Error message: Error, Check console
Importer: .3ds

Oh I got Python now.