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.

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.”

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

I don’t know how I’d handle this one…

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

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…

...your day starts like this:via:

This…is awkward.

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?

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!

(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]

Scotch tape, even...WOW.via: