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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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A COMBINATION of human and computer error meant thousands of sixth formers were wrongly told they had passed a new information technology exam.
Manually counting punchcard ballots that have been counted and recounted without any hint of computer error can have as its objective only two things.
But the survey found almost a third of people would not own up if a computer error benefited them, such as extra money being paid into their bank accounts.
Based on the 1962 best-selling novel by Harvey Wheeler and Eugene Burdick, ``Fail Safe'' deals with a B-52 bomber dispatched by computer error to drop a 20-megaton nuclear warhead on Moscow.
Many prospective students had their applications automatically rejected after a computer error this week.
But during police interviews and giving evidence on her own behalf, Ms Smyth claimed it had been down to a computer error.
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi has charged users of its online banking service excessive transfer fees for over one year due to a computer error, bank officials said Wednesday.
Among several major problems was a computer error that created ``serious inaccuracies'' in the test scores for more than 4 million California students taking the test.
Sandwell's two veteran Tory councillors were furious yesterday after a Conservative Party computer error saw them shamed nationally for having just three local association members - when they actually have about 800.
21 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to a computer error, the Sunday attendance figure at the North American International Auto Show was announced as 70,004, whereas the correct Sunday attendance figure was 89,064, raising the total attendance figure for the nine-day show, plus the Charity Preview, to 625,843.
Crooks used the stolen, cloned and even borrowed plastic to exploit a computer error that allowed unlimited amounts to be withdrawn - even if the account was bare.
A computer error made two payments on successive days instead of one lump sum when a five-year income bond matured.
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