This story republished with permission by the Daily WTF: “Hey, can you give me a hand? This computer I built won’t boot.” Alexander sighed, and went to see what Nicholas had done now. Only a few weeks before, around the start of the year 2001, Alexander was full of hope and optimism for the new […]
Windows 8 Updates It’s gonna be a long wait… via: [imgur]
So I work for a small company with a depot bench for walk-in customers. Well one day a woman walks in with an old Dell Vostro 200 and says it’s running slow. I boot it up to find this on the desktop. Seems legit right?
I work in a school district going from school to school doing all sorts of calls, from computers to printers even projectors. Today I got a call from one of my schools saying “The printer in the office keeps printing multiples of everything!” so of couse I typically assume that the person is typing in […]
Seems staged, but hey…if you’ve been a reader here for long, you know you have seen stranger things… via: [Imgur]
From our friends at The Daily WTF: There was nothing unusual about an unusual ticket. Matt worked helpdesk at an assembly plant, and not a week went by without some confusing brain-bender from his users. He didn’t blink when he received this ticket: We’re having an issue with our check-printer. Every time a user logs […]
Back at my old job, we had a “Configuration Center.” It was an area that was dedicated to unboxing and building/deploying new desktops and laptops for an agricultural/construction equipment manufacturer. When a good portion of the downstairs area was remodeled, our entryway got a magnetized security door which was opened by our access badge on […]
We had a printer repair contract with a company that did work for Uncle Sam. The new building there was to be a secure facility when it was completed. In about the center of that facility, was a room it had a raised computer floor and TWO hand print activated doors to go through to […]