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error messages

Several DOS and Windows error messages are listed individually in this encyclopedia by the text that is displayed when they occur. See also DOS error messages and Application Error.


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Although error messages are often very cryptic in this industry, this one takes the cake. See user interface.







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Users also learn about the network from the error messages. The wording of error messages has swung from terse ("Disk full") to verbose ("Unable to write to disk due to disk full error") to enigmatic ("Error 156736,109945; call application support at (800) 000-0000").
The author replies: It's true that, if you want to use a formula within the Conditional Formatting function to compare the values of two cells from different worksheets, you will receive the error message: "You may not use references to other worksheets or workbooks for Conditional Formatting criteria." However, you can get around this obstacle by creating a named range for at least one of the cells you wish to compare.
Doing so leads to the error message saying this feature isn't available right now.
By simply monitoring the network traffic for common error messages, hackers can gain valuable insight into the inner workings of a device's application; the type of web server, framework and versions used; the manufacturer that developed it; the database engine in the back end; the protocols used; and even the line of code that is causing the error.
Most subscribers only saw the following error message:Generic Failure in UMS Provider System 503 503:
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.
At around 2am today, Instagram stated, "We experienced a bug that logged out some people and showed incorrect error messages." Although the problem was resolved, Instagram stated that it may take longer than usual to log in, and no passwords were reset as a result of this.
Automated ACARS error messages from an Airbus A330 that vanished in the Atlantic in 2009 focused attention initially on inconsistent speed readings as a possible cause of that crash.
Patrons received error messages when they tried to visit the home pages of the Venetian casino, famous for its ersatz canals, and the Palazzo casino, next door on the Las Vegas Strip.
Early in the day, users were getting error messages and messages about the site being overloaded.