A kinda psychic printer

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One day, I get a call to fix a printer issue.  “The printer keeps printing weird stuff!” I’m told.   As I approach the network printer the teacher pulls off several print jobs of strange number/letter codes in very large fonts.   As they throw them into the trash can with the others print jobs….I take a […]

Good Guy Firefighter

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I LOVE this story – Rob – I’m a career firefighter who was a computer science major in a previous life, so I often get tapped to handle my departments IT issues. Sometimes, that duty spills over to actual emergencies. We responded to a house fire and were the second truck on the scene. The […]

IT Fail: This is why you don’t mess with Windows logon

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Republished with permission from our friends at The Daily WTF: Companies beyond a certain size all follow the same basic pattern. Where possible, everything gets centralized in the global office- email, web servers, Active Directory, etc. They dictate policy and then leave it to the extremeties to solve their own problems within the corporate boundaries. Al […]