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PSA: Make Sure To Check Your Votes! [video]

This was submitted to us via Twitter. Thanks for the sharp eye, team! [youtube] via:

Oh hey, on your way out, can I have the root password please?

This story takes place while I was a consultant working for a firm out of Texas. For this gig I was sent to a...

You Don’t Need To Spell “at” [story]

Hi, I have many stories as I’m working as a System admin/IT manager at a place where 90% are people above 40. Without saying where...

DB_Admin != ‘efficient’

From the Daily WTF: After weeks, months, or even years of setting up and preparing to sell, it’s always exciting to get those few customers....

Keyboard has an ID10T error

One of my users requested that she get a new keyboard, preferably an ergonomic  keyboard. We had one in stock so I replaced her...

Go Phish

I work on a University Help Desk and you'd think our users would be at least slightly smart.. Below is an email I sent...

You know these people.

I work in a school. So I get a LOT of stupid questions, from staff and students. Just recently I've put up the classic...

Boot sector (sector 0) Inaccessible [story]

This is an actual email I received from a user back in '05. This email has been sitting on my hard drive just for...

The scoop on Iphones [Pic]

Sometimes you just need a PC to do a Mac's job.

…the monitor didn’t fit!

So, many many moons ago I worked for a major PC manufacturer whose cow prints shall remain nameless. I was green in support so...