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Stories that document the ill-fated attempts of IT to fix something, but things go horribly, horribly wrong.

But, did he get the glasses with it?

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I just started a new job doing IT at a university. A faculty member needed a new monitor and my boss quoted him a...

Pro Tip: As an AV company, try not to flag your own software as...

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Sophos had a little issue this week.After a typical update - since AV products update frequently - update, their AV was then detecting various...

We get no respect: The Hospital Upgrade

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Today was fun... As many of you know, I work in a hospital. Recently, a life-cycle exchange was done for about 35 old Dells...

This just fosters bad behavior…

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I was just at a local tech conference, and of course, there were the various vendors from GFI, VMWare, HP, Microsoft, Lenovo, etc. -...

[Work Area Horror] First day of the job: WTF?

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Here's one example of an awful IT work-area...do you have any?  Post them on Imgur and link them in the comments - we'll select...

Merry Christmas from Amazon.com

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That's a Geforce GTX 570 right there, which at the time of this writing, retails for around $340.00 on Amazon.This was purchased via Amazon,...

New MacBook Flex [pic]

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IT Horror Stories: Scumbag Programmers

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I was the first female PC programmer in 1985 using dBase III. I was assigned the task of changing a menu option in a...

Being punted in the groin by irony

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So, we've been dealing with an uptick in outages lately.  We've had a few severe storms roll through our area, and subsequently, have experienced...