Wednesday, September 30, 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.

Alcohol, your worst IT-buddy.

It was 0 score and 12 years ago, Went in to work (was asked to do a few bits on a Saturday as no...

What was he doing for 4 hours?

Went to a client's office several weeks ago to do some work. Actually clean-up work from the last "IT Expert" they had on retainer.$250...

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...

I think you arrived at the proper conclusion.

While working as a field service tech (think Geek Squad, except a small private company,) I had a customer who would call in every...

Everyone back away

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

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...

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:

Warranty Repair

Seems legit.via:

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.

iPhone meets lawn mower