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error message

a brief statement delivered by a computer by means of a peripheral device, such as a monitor or printer, that a procedure has been done incorrectly.
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Mischellaneous network and server-related error messages, disconnections, or cloud server errors
However, other users reported no disruption to their access, or said they were able to search Google successfully minutes after initial searches returned an error messages.
Likewise, if you get an error message or a pop-up, read it to yourself before calling your IT department.
Just press Ctrl+C (copy) while the error message is displayed, then open Notepad and press Ctrl+V (paste).
This infuriated alargenumber of people,especially those working on the technical side of the internet who relied on the old error messages system for getting certain things done.
The worm spreads itself in an email to all addresses in the Outlook address book: If run, the worm shows a fake error message, which looks like a real error messages displayed by Windows XP.
If things seem locked up or error messages indicate a disaster is happening, you might have to shut down.
Volume 4, Error Message Manual, contains designations of mandatory and optional data elements, data element edits, and error messages.
When faced with arcane error messages and stalled users, where does a Novell LAN administrator turn?
Improved error messages give developers more specific information about the errors they receive and how they can resolve them.
The GlowPoint Video Call Assistant service features "Lisa," a friendly face in full motion video that replaces the meaningless static call rejection error messages common to current video conferencing systems.
AutoCAD(R) users who need to work with multiple versions of DWG files can now work confidently with any DWG file, regardless of the AutoCAD version that produced it, without suffering error messages or being forced to upgrade to a new software version.