PEBCAK

<humour> (Or "PEBKAC", "PBCAK", "PBKAC") Tech support shorthand for "Problem (Exists) between Chair and Keyboard".

An alternative is "PICNIC" - "Problem In Chair, Not In Computer".

An acronym commonly used by helpdesk technicians to indicate that a problem is due to the user rather than the system.

See also UBD.


Last updated: 2012-08-26

Nearby terms:

Pebble | Pebbleman | PEBCAK | PEBKAC | PECOS | Pedagogic Algorithmic Language
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