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?” […]
I am an external IT Consultant and I had a client recently call me and get irate because I had not responded to his ‘critical’ email that he had sent about some problems they were having. After letting him vent his frustration for a few seconds, I asked what the problem was, to which his reply […]
Thank you Mark for this great picture from the field. Seems like printers are in the spotlight a lot recently.
This particular job gave us a giggle this morning; user reported this in our helpdesk system. “Hi, Please could i have a cable to connect my laptop to the wifi?” Got to love those one liners I think IT should have the power to reclaim hardware from users not smart enough use it. -Scott
I work for a large restaurant company and I provide tech support the stores and for the corporate offices; this story involves a store. I received a call from the stating that their printer is no longer working. Now they do need a normal office printer to print up schedules and to have a list […]