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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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Blue Coat head Stephen Timbrell said the problem was down to a computer error which left the exam off the timetable.
He called the credit card company, who apologized for the computer error once again and said that they would take care of it.
THOUSANDS of Birmingham council tax payers have been overcharged twice after a computer error - leaving them collectively out of pocket to the tune of about PS500,000.
The British man's family believe that there may have been a computer error when the passport was issued.
Now the trust has a list of patients waiting for surgery which is not down to computer error.
THE annual US visa lottery will have to be held again following a computer error - according to an official at the American Embassy in Dublin.
Following another lengthy chain of calls which only the client can undertake for data protection reasons, it transpired it was a computer error.
1989 Britain's biggest-ever banking computer error gave customers an extra pounds 2 billion in a period of 30 minutes.
THE bank account of a bridegroom-to-be was cleaned out in a computer error.
Yesterday, they sent an apology to all the fans for the data protection blunder and blamed it on a computer error.
The problem seems to stem from a computer error by an outside company employed by the Tax Credit people whom they are now suing.
However, it hit the headlines over a wedding night hitch when a pair of newlyweds claimed they lost out on the luxury Italiano Suite when it was double booked after a computer error.
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