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

Webmaster inbox level = Mom

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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...

Almost as bad as Symantec

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User Hardware: Barf Worthy Mouse [pic]

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Reddit and lunch time don't mix.via:

I scoff at your “warm boot.”

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A couple years back, our workplace was converting some offices into clinic space.  As such, a major demolition had to occur on the same...

Your mailbox runneth over

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The college runs a Remedy helpdesk solution. One of the deans had a problem with her computer, they created a ticket, and of course...

You Might Have Been In IT Too Long When… [pic]

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You can recognize the make and model of a tablet just from a glimpse of its charred remains.PSA: Keep your tablets off the stove.via:...

Fail tech level: advanced

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Here's one to appeal to our Linux readers... - RobSo, inspired by the "facepalm" thread (on the Spiceworks forums), I thought I would chime...

The touch of death

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I work in a medical facility where we run a few procedure rooms for operations, etc.  The PCs in the room are outfitted with...

Just because you’re in IT doesn’t mean you know IT

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Background: I work on the support desk for a niche, business-only ISP. Our broadband products are expensive because you get direct support to people...