sporadic fault

sporadic fault

[spə′rad·ik ′fȯlt]
(computer science)
A hardware malfunction that occurs intermittently and at unpredictable times.
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13% of the broadband customers surveyed by Broadband Genie found that sporadic faults or disconnections gave them the biggest headache, whilst 7% were troubled with unsuccessful installations.