error message

error message
error message ˈerror ˌmessage noun [countable] COMPUTING
a message that appears on your computer screen saying that you have made a mistake or telling you that a program cannot do something you have asked it to do:

• If information is entered incorrectly, an error message will be displayed and the cursor will move to the appropriate place in the document.

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error message UK US noun [C]
IT information that appears on a computer screen or other device to state that you have made a mistake or that something has gone wrong in a program: »

When starting up my PC the desktop appears with the error message ""Unhandled Exception, c0000005"".


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