Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Horror Stories

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

Everyone back away

I've never seen anything like this first hand. This is pretty crazy.via:

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 Windows couldn't start. I went to her desk and booted the pc. It worked fine. Some other day, she called...

Scam artist

Back in the 90's  I worked for a small mobile communications + computer/network installation outfit (we used Lantastic!).  This was my first computer-job, and what I thought was a good launchpad for a computer-related career.  I was young, that's for sure...I'm certain that out...

Better lock it before you step away!

What happens when you leave your laptop unlocked and walk away? Rob happens.We never doubted it for a minute.

Warranty Repair

Seems legit.via:

I think your friend is a troll. Just sayin.

An oldie, but since it's never been posted here...I give you more from the "Round peg, square hole" files...via: