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error message

[′er·ər ‚mes·ij]
(computer science)
A message indicating detection of an error.
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Facebook users posted Twitter screenshots showing error messages when they tried to load the three apps.
However, we had the app running on a Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 and there is no sign of the error message.
Unfortunately, many DirectTV Now customers were unable to see it, as the OTT-based "small bundle" TV service experienced a Night of Horrors replete with error messages and Tweets of apology.
When they didn't arrive I used live chat and "Sharon" answered, giving me a tracker number link to a 404 error message.
The error message was something like, "cannot play/error COODllBl," a generic error with fixes ranging from registry tweaks to complete Windows reinstalls.
In the early days of the service, Twitter outages were common enough that the company's "over capacity" error message gained a nickname: the fail whale.
Visitors to sites including BBC News and the iPlayer on demand TV service were greeted with an error message from 7am.
Should any of these parameters go outside the operational limits, an alarm will sound, and a fault or warning error message will be displayed to alert the survey technician, ensuring another level of operational safety.
Visitors to the site at 1.40pm were greeted with an error message and a test card clown.
According to LA County Sheriff sergeant Burton Brink, they received "several" calls from dissatisfied Facebook users seeking a solution to the error message they faced while logging into Facebook.
Likewise, if you get an error message or a pop-up, read it to yourself before calling your IT department.
Most encoding software will not detect an error until it reaches the time in the file with the error and either ignores it or crashes with a vague error message. This wastes valuable time and resources, and frustrates clients with unexpected delays.