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Cary Parkway is OPEN

Come on by for all your computer issues.  We are here to help.

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Closed on March 30, 2013

We will be closed on March 30, 2013 for Easter Saturday.

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Spring Cleaning

Is it time to clean up your PC to run faster? Bring it in for a free checkup.

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Dancin’ Granny

We are sad to hear that the Carolina Hurricanes “Dancin’ Granny” ( Joyce Johnston)  passed away on Feb. 27, 2013.    The crowd stood in her honor as her song was retired at the game on Feb 28. She will be missed by Carolina hockey fans.

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We want to be your source for computer repair in 2013.

We wish you a productive and happy new year.  We are happy to help you with your computer needs.

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Delayed opening on Jan 28

Due to potential icy conditions Monday morning – we may have a delayed opening.  Also apologies to customers for our closing on Saturday, Jan 26.

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Holiday Hours

Absolute Computers will be closed December 24, 25 and January 1.    Otherwise – we are open our normal hours of 9-6 M-F and 9-2 on Saturday.   May you all have a happy holiday season.

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Selected for Angie’s List’s 2012 Super Service Award

We have been selected for Angie’s List’s 2012 Super Service Award for outstanding computer repair by Angie’s List members.  

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Apple – obsession or need

Apple products are very popular.  However they are expensive.  Morgan Stanley has calculated the average amount that US households spend on Apple products.  In 2007, it was $150 and in 2010, it was up to $295.  But in 2011, the average increased to $444.  2012 will be

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Tablets

We do not sell tablets but we do repair them. There are many different brands available in stores. I would suggest that you get one of the more popular brands. First, you need to make a few decisions: – Do you want the tablet to be WiFi

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Local Tedx conferences coming to NC

Most folks have seen the TED videos. There are also many smaller Tedx conferences held around the world. The next ones in Raleigh and Durham are sold out but here are some in North Carolina that still have tickets available. A road trip idea for the winter.

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I want my start button on my new Windows 8 machine

For those that just got or are getting a new Windows 8 machine – one complaint is the missing START button. Here is a download that allows you to have your old familiar START button just like Windows 7 on your new Windows 8 machine. Note that

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Closed for Thanksgiving

We will be closed November 22 & 23 (Thursday & Friday) for Thanksgiving.  However if you want a new or refurbished computer we will be open on Saturday – normal hours – come on by!

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Is this your password?

SplashData  has released its annual Worst Passwords list compiled from most commonly used passwords: 1. password 2, 123456 3. 12345678 4. abc123 5. qwerty 6. monkey 7. letmein 8. dragon 9. 111111 10. baseball 11. iloveyou 12. trustno1 13. 1234567 14. sunshine 15. master 16. 123123 17.

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Internet Explorer 10 browser has a great default

Executives from IBM, Dell., Intel, Visa, Verizon, WalMart and other companies have written to Microsoft’s CEO complaining that the next version of Internet Explorer will make “Do Not Track” the default option. This would prevent companies from collecting data on a user’s browsing activity. This is the

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