Thursday, October 1, 2020
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Horror Stories

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

May cool heads prevail. Now make me some coffee.

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As is usually the way with these things, a year-end upgrade was planned out for our full-disk encryption software to upgrade it to the...

“No joke.”

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So one year ago I was working off-site phone-based tech support for a very large pharmaceutical company; mostly email issues, VPN stuff, "...my printer...

I don’t know how I’d handle this one…

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Two years ago, a "large" lady called me because her pc wasn't booting properly. She said it was making lots of beeps and that...

Cougar support, only not nearly as cool as it sounds

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Yikes - my worst nightmare...---I do on-site IT work. Mostly commercial, I also do some residential. This was a residential job. Those are always...

You know it’s going to be a good day when…

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...your day starts like this:via:

This…is awkward.

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Keep in mind this is not my ticket, simply one I was forwarded and I am sharing it.Notes from a recently closed ticket at...

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...

Spiceworks: Return of the cable closet contest!

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(CONTEST LINK AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS POST)If you're some sort of weirdo and enjoy pics of nasty network closets or maybe your thing...

Wiring Trouble? – Solved [pic]

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Scotch tape, even...WOW.via: