computer error


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Noun1.computer error - (computer science) the occurrence of an incorrect result produced by a computercomputer error - (computer science) the occurrence of an incorrect result produced by a computer
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent - an event that happens
hardware error - error resulting from a malfunction of some physical component of the computer
programming error, software error - error resulting from bad code in some program involved in producing the erroneous result
algorithm error - error resulting from the choice of the wrong algorithm or method for achieving the intended result
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It later transpired that issue was result of a computer error.
The computer error was fixed and services resumed at 6:30 pm on Oct.
Ms Gordon, of Sherwood, Nottingham, said Asda had since rung her to apologise, explaining that the mistake was due to a computer error.
The windfall was due to a computer error at Preston Council.
An electricity board official said today there had obviously been a computer error. The board are now investigating this and he said they would make every effort to ensure that a proper bill was sent to the consumer.
Twice, computer error had caused one of my monthly payments to be missed.
The disciplinary inquiry comes a week after The Young Master was stripped of his victory in the Badger Ales Trophy after a computer error failed to pick up he was not qualified.
MORE than a thousand Birmingham council tenants were charged twice on their rent last month as a result of a computer error it has emerged.
THOUSANDS of Birmingham council tax payers have been charged twice this month following a computer error.
Young said that people, who are often overwhelmed by their abilities, dismiss their achievements as merely a matter of luck, timing, outside help, charm or even computer error.
But when he rang T-Mobile to query the mammoth amount, he was told it was "just a computer error".

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