Okay, so working late last night on a server migration in a dungeon of a server room; nowhere to sit, just me on my todd. Thought you guys would appreciate the Ultimate Air cooled Admin Chair
(I’m working at my local electronics store as a technician. A customer in her mid-30s walks up with a laptop.) Customer: “There’s something wrong with my laptop screen. It’s all screwed up!” Me: “Screwed up like how? Can you please be more specific, ma’am?” Customer: “I don’t know how to describe it. The picture’s all [...]
You mean that having a 64-bit OS doesn’t mean I get 64-bit colors? Ripoff! – Rob — Sure thing. 64-Bit mode in this case might be misunderstood… Source: http://www.ehow.com/how_5328836_bit-color.html
You need an update to be able to update! I’m sure Microsoft mean well, but seriously, how many times can you say update in one message?
In Sydney, Australia, In the first couple of weeks of June we have had some extremely wet weather. Late one afternoon (4.30pm-ish) the heavy rain caused a power outage on the outskirts of the city, where a client happens to have their business. I received a UPS alert of the power failure, and before i [...]
Every company has *that user* sometimes, more than one. The user in question isn’t a bad guy, just doesn’t know which end of the computer-machine is up. He’s opened more tickets than any other user in the company and it frustrates my coworkers to the point where nobody else will work with him. In fact, [...]
In the process of troubleshooting an issue Windows Explorer stopped responding. Tried to run the shutdown command from the taskbar and it ended in an epic fail.
Thought I would share this one with the group: We recently pushed out Office 2010 to our users in our main office. Since I am one of the first ones that come in the office I was expecting the usual questions with any upgrade (wheres my icons, this looks different, etc). However I was not [...]
I came across this at a local surplus store the other day. In retrospect, I wish I’d bought it. -Hey, a big-ass caps-lock key AND a soft keyboard so you can really mash out some anonymous all-CAPS Internet hate. YEAH! To be honest, I think that huge “Caps-Lock” key houses the electronics…wait…there’s multiple enter keys, [...]
My co-worker, who handles the back-end of our server, asked me to help her with a phone call she received. I asked what it was about, she said the guy on the phone identified himself as a user who needed help transferring programs, and something about DOS, but the guy was so agitated she couldn’t [...]