Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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Submissions from our fearless field technicians distributed throughout the world. We are here for you.

From The Field: Broken Mouse [pic]

wtf are people doing?

Laptop Running Slow And Overheating? [pic]

Dust worm in this one...

Garbage Pail Peripherals: Cannot Be Unseen… [pic]

Nothing can prepare you for the horror...what the heck is that?!  Ear-wax?!via:

Clever SSID! [pic]

Out and about with my family and what do I stumble across.via:

11 Reasons Why Your IT Tech Might Just Despise You [info]

Don't get me wrong.  I like to help folks out - but its the users that don't really think before they call us that get me.  Somewhat on the heels of "10 things your IT guy wants you to know," I present to you...

Personal Printer Justification [pic]

I need to start naming my user's printers this...via:

Son, I Think I Broke The Computer [story]

My poor dad is as computer illiterate as a 50-year old Mexican immigrant can get. Growing up poor in Mexico, he didn't have access to much technology. When I started college I bought a PC and he was amazed at what we could do...

This Should Be Enabled. Or Disabled. I Think. [pic]

via: Normal 0false false falseEN-US X-NONE X-NONE/* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;}

Unable To View Desktop Contents [pic]

surely when a call comes in that says " i cant see my desktop contents " you would think that desktop icons have been hidden ? in this case clearly not. 

Wayback Wednesday: Back to the Future [pic]

We are a medical group and we send out patient survey requests via email...this was an actual response we got from one of the patients:The icing on the cake here: the email was sent at 1:34am -WHO IS CHECKING WEBTV AT 1:34AM.