Monday, May 29, 2023

From The Field

Submissions from our fearless field technicians distributed throughout the world. We are here for you.

Password Complexity Challange [pic]

I wanted to setup a password on a computer's BIOS, that the error message i got ... I guess the BIOS wanted the best of...

Personal Printer Justification [pic]

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

34 Thing Your IT Guy Wants You to Know [info]

If you are fresh to the concept of technical support from an organized IT staff, here's a few tips to help you along the...

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...

Microwaved iPhone: How Do People Fall For This Crap? [pic]

"I work at a university tech support desk (ran by students.) One afternoon, this girl and her posse come up to the desk, saying...

Totally Not A Virus, Trust Me [pic]

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...

Pro Gaming Accessory [pic]

One of our awesome readers brought this to our attention. via

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...

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,...