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There, Its Installed: The Sound Card

I really don't think the circle is necessary... via:

IT Achievements unlocked! [IT Fun!]

With extra special thanks to EvilRouters for permission to re-publish these. If you've ever played any games via the Steam network, you know what these are.  As we go throughout the struggles of banal, the frustrating, the mind-numbing and inane every day...sometimes we feel like...

You’re Trying To Do What? [story]

You just can't make things like this up. A user came by my desk yesterday and said she was having issues putting a file into a network drive. She tried to explain it but it just didn't sound right so I walked over to her...

“There’s A Hacker In The Parking Lot, Go Find Him” [story]

I'm a know-nothing-fresh out of college kid in his first week at an actual IT job. Immediately we have a security issue. My boss says that there is an unknown device attached to our wireless network (he found the suspicious device name in DNS)....

Can’t Hear On Your New iPhone? [pic]

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Predictive Backup [story]

I work on busy a servicedesk, we get all manner of calls in a day. They're mostly password resets and slow PCs but every now and again you get one that can take pride of place in the amoeba log. User: Hello. I hope you...

Disk 3 Won’t Fit! [story]

Many years ago i was a tech at a dial up isp provider in North Carolina and there was one call i will never forget. The company had software that it prefered that users install to automaticly configure the users computer settings and also acted...

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, she did. SUPERVISOR: What was wrong? ME: Do you want the truth? ME: Nothing was wrong.  She made a few common mistakes, got...
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