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Ultra Low Cost Laptop Repair

While there are still plenty of laptops on the market that cost a small fortune and will always need repair, there have been many low cost laptops entering the market. Netbooks, phablets, and Chrombooks, oh my.   Microsoft announced not long ago that it would be working

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Laptop Repair Holly Springs

Laptop Repair Holly Springs

Looking for laptop repair in Holly Springs? For nearly 14 years Absolute Computers has been the triangle’s leading provider of laptop repair. We carry so many parts to correctly diagnose laptop right the first time and have such extensive experience in the field that all of our

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Storms and Cary Computer Repairs

Storms and Cary Computer Repairs

July brought many summer storms. With summer storms in Cary North Carolina comes lots of lightning. With lightning comes power surges and power outages, and of course, computers do not like power surges. If a power surge has come in through your cable it can travel over

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Cheap Laptop Repair

Are you looking for cheap laptop repair? Many laptops can be repaired cheap. Some cost more to fix. Here at Absolute Computers we offer free diagnostics. That way, you can drop your machine off and get a comprehensive quote before any work is done. That’s right, the

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Laptop Repair Wilmington NC

Laptop Repair Wilmington NC

We have been getting laptops in for repair from Wilmington North Carolina for over 10 years now. We are located in Cary however people drive them in or ship them in for $10-$15. It is often cheaper than gas and our free diagnostics and cost effective repairs

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Have you seen our Wall Computer?

Have you seen our Wall Computer?

Have you seen our Wall Computer? In the front showroom of you shop we have a computer on the wall. In the picture below it is off, but rest assured it works just fine! It is basically an entire computer, it is just missing one common component-

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Cracked Palmrest Replacements

Have a cracked palmrest? One of the more frustrating things that can happen to your laptop is a cracked palmrest. 99% of the time this is a cosmetic issue, but if you do a lot of surfing or typing it can scrape and scratch your arm, rip

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Broken hinges and sometimes the lid

We have been doing hinges  repairs on laptops for a very long time.  One of the local police departments uses are services when one of the laptops in the police cars gets the lid knocked off the laptop.  So if it is just a simple hinge repair or

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Overheating HP DV6 Laptops and Fan Replacements

The HP Pavillion DV6 models come in with heat issues all of the time. At this point we are getting multiple units in every week. People mail them in or drive them in to our Cary location. What are the symptoms of a bad HP DV6 Fan?

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ThinkPad T series Fan Replacements

ThinkPad T series Fan Replacements

The ThinkPad T series laptops are among some of the best laptops manufactured. The T61p units were even used on the International Space Station. They are very reliable units but all machines fail eventually. Starting with the T60 models the fans seem to give up first. Often

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VSLI CMOS Chip on the Wall at Absolute Computers

One of the facinating and geeky things we have on the walls of Absolute Computers is blown up picture of a microchip. This VSLI CMOS chip, containing 150,000 transistors, was designed in 1988 in Research Triangle Park. It is roughly the size of a dime. It provided

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Dell 1500 video problems

We had a customer having video issues.  He lives in Ohio and had taken it to several local repair places including several  big box repair centers. They all just told him to buy a new computer.  It turned out that his video card had gone bad.  He

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Liquid spills on laptop keyboards and repair solutions

We have seen many keyboards will spill damage lately. The most popular liquids appear to be soda (Coke is number one), wine and water.  Coffee seems to rarely get spilled into laptops – go figure! Some models that we have seen frequently lately (and fixed)  with liquid

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Dell N5010 and Dell N5040 Laptop Not Getting Power Problem and Repair

We have seen multiple Dell N5010 and Dell N5040 laptops recently that will not power up. This can happen with any kind of laptop. The first thing we check is the AC adapter. If it is providing the correct voltage and current, then we go on to

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Apple’s New Macbook Pro with Retina Display and LCD Repair – 2012

Apple recently announced the MacBook Pro with the Retina Display. If you have good eyesight – the display is truly stunning. Technically this 15.4″ display has a resolution of 2880 by 1800 pixels – roughly twice the competition. I would encourage you to check it out. If

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