PEBCAK

Problem Exists Between Chair And Keyboard

Abbreviations SMS and Internet. 2013.

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  • PEBCAK — (Problem Exists Between Chair And Keyboard) the user is the problem, the computer operator is the source of the malfunction (said by technical supporters) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pebcak — Problem Exists Between Chair And Keyboard. A computer user who is really too stupid to own one. Used by techies to describe to other techies the true nature of the problem. The guy on line 3 thinks the problem is his screensaver, but I think it s …   Dictionary of american slang

  • PEBCAK — Problem Exists Between Chair And Keyboard (Computing » General) Problem Exists Between Chair And Keyboard (Computing » Security) …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • pebcak — Problem Exists Between Chair and Keyboard …   Glossary of chat acronyms & text shorthand

  • pebcak — /ˈpɛbkæk/ (say pebkak) noun Computers Colloquial (humorous) the problem which is causing concern to a computer user, analysed by the expert as being the user himself or herself. {p(roblem) e(xists) b(etween) c(hair) a(nd) k(eyboard)} …   Australian English dictionary

  • PEBCAK — abbr. slang Problem Exists Between Chair And Keyboard …   United dictionary of abbreviations and acronyms

  • Problem Exists Between Chair And Keyboard — PEBCAK, the user is the problem, the computer operator is the source of the malfunction (said by technical supporters) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Error — The word error has different meanings and usages relative to how it is conceptually applied. The concrete meaning of the Latin word error means wandering or straying . To the contrary of an illusion, an error or a mistake can sometimes be… …   Wikipedia

  • User error — A user error is an error made by the human user of a complex system, usually a computer system, in interacting with it. Although the term is sometimes used by Human Computer Interaction practitioners, the more formal human error term is used in… …   Wikipedia

  • PEBKAC — is an acronym which stands for Problem Exists Between Keyboard And Chair . [ [http://www.catb.org/ esr/jargon/html/P/PEBKAC.html The Jargon File, version 4.4.7] , maintained by Eric S. Raymond] The phrase is used by computer experts as a humorous …   Wikipedia

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