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What was he doing for 4 hours?

Went to a client's office several weeks ago to do some work. Actually clean-up work from the last "IT Expert" they had on retainer. $250...

System Maintenance = Never [pic]

Anyone here seen more?

SHEEIT, you’d better restart Visual Studio, I reckon.

From one of my favorite programmer fail sites, The Daily WTF (republished with permission): "We have some notoriously bad code in our project," wrote Robby...

It’s a joke, right?

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This would be like walking to the fire station to announce that your house...

Ahhh - "old ladies and IT"... my favorite. --- She barged into our room with a snobby "HELLOOO?". I turn around to see a disgruntled old...

Fixed It [story]

SUPERVISOR: One of my employees told me she was having a problem with some of her equipment.  She talked to you about this? ME: Yes,...

So, 0 antivirus programs installed?

So I was having some issues with some programs that seemed suspicious to me at work and I wanted to scan the computer just...

From the drawers of the Faildesk: March 22 Edition

F- certified Many years ago I use to go to the local pc shop weekly buying lots of hardware upgrades for gaming anyway I knew...

Webmaster inbox level = Mom

Where I work, we spent about 3-4 years (before I joined) as a startup in wild west mode. There was no IT, there was...

Are you sure she WASN’T the psych professor?

I had a user submit a ticket stating that her computer had broken. This particular lady is known to be a problem user. I...