About 10 years ago, I was managing an office of stockbrokers and IT sent me a B-mail (remember Vines?) that I was going to get a package from UPS. Ok, no big deal. They ended up delivering a really large server rack with glass and keys and all the stuff my non-technical mind would think […]
One of our services is to provide data and voice cabling. A recent client asked us to quote on a job to replace 6 old cat 5 data runs with new cat 6 runs and new patches, panels etc. We were awarded the job and we sent the client all the info to schedule and […]
A customer brought in their laptop that they had shoved two discs in at once. After taking apart the computer and then the disc drive, I had to laugh. I had just Freed Willy.
Years ago, I deployed to Kuwait with a rather large unit. While there, I was given the additional duty of IMO, or Information Management Officer, in my section. It was kind of a neat job, we would try to solve IT problems at the ‘local’ level rather than elevate it to the actual IT department. […]
This one is from my co-worker who used to work in the movie industry: Big movie exec gets new PDA. Next day, IT gets the livid call, “My PDA is broke!” Upon examination, the PDA’s battery is ran down. When the exec is asked to charge the PDA at night, the response is: “Tom Cruise […]
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Full service-IT Dear Systems I have 2003 on my laptop and am therefore unable to open homework that students are sending me or trying to open with their usb sticks. Can I be updated easily? Reply : Hi, yes you can be updated easily ! Bring yourself and your laptop in and I’ll see what […]
I used to work at an ISP, and we sold this canned air to walk-ins… Being a tech, I usually didn’t pay attention. One day I actually noticed the picture, and I swear, that computer looks like he’s having way too much fun. That computer does look like he is enjoying himself… -Scott Product Image […]
At the time I worked for one of the DOD branches as a Network Engineer, and as such you meet different levels of intelligence. One day, I was tasked with cleaning out some of the old cabling at one of the hangers on the flight line. I had a a big pile of the cables […]
I got a call from our facility librarian who informed me she needed a new hose. I informed her that I wasn’t sure exactly what she meant, and she reiterated that she needed a new hose. I asked, “Jody – you are aware that you called the IT department? Are you needing the maintenance department?” […]