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From The Field

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

You know these people.

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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...

Oh “any key,” when will you stop being the butt of geek jokes?

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Sitting at my desk in the ISP help desk cube farm, I didn't have a lot of time to reflect on my day. We...

The IT Crowd: Vista Is Death

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Charged with battery…almost.

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I currently work for a major Technology and Stationary chain in Australia and being retail you can imagine the amount of calls and face-to-face...

Stupid Active Directory.

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Early on in my sys admin days, I was hired into a small "lean" I.T. department, and promptly put in charge of the "near-completed"...

When In Doubt, Delete A Windows Service. (NOT!) [pic]

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What's the worst that can happen, I mean not everyone needs to print, right? Right? via:

Boot sector (sector 0) Inaccessible [story]

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

Punching Users in the Face

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Grace Under Fire

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I was working as a Comcast home networking CSR and often got "irate" callers. A lady calls up and starts yelling as soon as I...

Christian Media Player

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I worked at an online Christian bookstore that had some how-to videos for users.  One day a user called in furious that our videos...