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Is the IRS Online Payment Agreement Site Down?

Is the IRS Online Payment Agreement Site Down?

A couple of customers have brought their computers in thinking that they had a problem with their cache or browser or possibly had a virus as the IRS website displays an error of “technical difficulties” when people try to go to the online payment agreement page. In […]

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Lenovo U530 Touch Ultrabook Broken Hinge Repair

Lenovo U530 Touch Ultrabook Broken Hinge Repair

In 2016 the Lenovo U530 Touch Ultrabooks have been coming in for repair. We are not sure how widespread the problems are but we do get an abnormally large amount of broken U530 units in. Broken hinges The most common failure on this unit is what most […]

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Computer Damage from Hurricane Matthew

Computer Damage from Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew has come and gone. People all over North Carolina were glued to their TVs and watching the event unfold. For many of us, the worst is now here as rivers overflow and hundreds of thousands have no power. Absolute Computers was without power on Saturday […]

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How To Undo HP DV7 Keyboard Numlock

How To Undo HP DV7 Keyboard Numlock

On HP Pavillion DV7 and other laptops a weird key combo can make your laptop output numbers instead of letters. The affected keys are usually I, O, P, J, K, L and M. The keys pressed will usually give the numbers as seen below: I = 5 […]

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Yahoo Password Hack September 2016

Yahoo has announced that there has been a data breach. The breach occurred 2 years ago. I’m not sure if they just found out about it or if they are just idiots. The breach affects 500,000 accounts. Now I know what you’re thinking… “What is a Yahoo?” […]

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HTC Vive Demo in Raleigh and Cary NC

HTC Vive Demo in Raleigh and Cary NC

You can read all the reviews you want about the HTC Vive Virtual Reality Headset but until you strap it onto your head an experience it, you haven’t seen anything! We are located 10mi off the Raleigh beltline on Cary Parkway. The Vive experience Absolute Computers is […]

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Solid State Hard Drive Replacements Raleigh NC

Solid State Hard Drive Replacements Raleigh NC

In 2012 the solid state drives really took off here and ever since we put them in about 85% of the machines we repair with bad hard drives. Lots of people have Windows 7 and have no interest in upgrading, that or they want to go to […]

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Acer Predator 21X Gaming Laptop Repair

Acer Predator 21X Gaming Laptop Repair

It is September 2016 and the Acer Predator wlil not be released until 2017, so obviously we haven’t repaired one of these yet. But… we have been working on laptops for 15 years now so it is only a matter of time before one of these comes […]

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Silver Pearl Bookkeeping Review

Silver Pearl Bookkeeping Review

In this day in age it is sometimes difficult to find people who do what they say they will do when they say they will do it. We have even had CPAs push taxes back for months on end before. Buried in paperwork In recent years we […]

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Windows 10 Automatic Upgrade Tactics Could Potentially Cost Lives

Windows 10 Automatic Upgrade Tactics Could Potentially Cost Lives

Just about everyone that uses a Windows 7 or 8 computer has seen the pop-up notifications about the availability of a free upgrade to Windows 10. While some may find this to be a great opportunity to  update their computer to the latest operating system from Microsoft […]

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PC Medevac Cary NC

PC Medevac Cary NC

It appears that PC Medevac in Cary NC has closed or moved. If you have a broken PC, computer, laptop or Macbook please feel free to bring it in for a free evaluation. We are located right on Cary Parkway at the corner of Old Apex Road […]

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Galaxy S7 No Display – the Fix

Galaxy S7 No Display – the Fix

Today a customer came in with a nice, new Samsung Galaxy S7. The only problem was, it had no display. If you pressed the home or power button the menu lights would light up, but there was nothing on the screen. It just sat there with a […]

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Error Solved: The system found unauthorized changes to UEFI…

Error Solved: The system found unauthorized changes to UEFI…

This is an error which appears on computers with ASUS and similar motherboards on occasion. We most commonly see it on machines running Windows 7. This is what the error reads: The system found unauthorized changes on the firmware, operating system or UEFI drivers. Press [OK] to […]

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Oracle Java and Deceptive Update Options

Oracle Java and Deceptive Update Options

Oracle’s Java platform is nice and all but it sure can be considered deceptive by many. Some of our clients even call it “extremely” deceptive. The Java platform itself has made us tens of thousands of dollars. Everyone is so afraid to update their Java because they […]

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What Kind of Orange Laptop is Hetty using in NCIS: Los Angeles – Matryosha Part 2?

What Kind of Orange Laptop is Hetty using in NCIS: Los Angeles – Matryosha Part 2?

In season 7 episode 16 (S7EP16) Hetty is seen using an orange laptop. People watching this may wonder what kind of laptop it is that Hetty is using. Of course, Henrietta “Hetty” Lange (portrayed by Linda Hunt) is the Operations Manager at NCIS in Los Angeles. To […]

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