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Horror Stories

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

IT Fail: This is why you don’t mess with Windows logon

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Republished with permission from our friends at The Daily WTF: Companies beyond a certain size all follow the same basic pattern. Where possible, everything gets centralized...

Colossal IT Fail: Accidentally formatting hard disks of 9,000 PCs and 490 servers

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HOLY CRAP.  Here is an IT horror story from Rod Trent over at myITforum.com (a great site if you get the chance to head...

I think you’ve missed an important detail [CPU Gore]

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  Seems staged, but hey...if you've been a reader here for long, you know you have seen stranger things... via:

Found The Guy That Works On Internet Explorer! [video]

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This came to us via email submission. Claudio J. CHIABAI has a sharp eye for spotting crappy code! ______________________________________________________________________ [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4tZQtU8QiiY?rel=0]  

Even the best laid plans…

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A while back I worked at a company that had a large number of satellite campuses. Each site had all their own equipment, staff,...

Who’s The Sucker Now? [pic]

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AT&T: What the hell?

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This is a long one, but it delivers... - Rob --- Thank you for your patience! An AT&T customer service representative will be with you shortly. You...

Oldie: Best Buy sells fake iPad. “Whoops.”

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This is a bit old, but still relevant - this is on the heels of our (near) customer fraud story from the other day...(thanks...

Warranty Repair? [pic]

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The article says it even still booted! via:

“I Guess I Didn’t Need Your Fancy Tech Support After All” [story]

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From our friends at clientsfromhell.net: FANCY TECH SUPPORT Over the phone: Client: “I’ve put the DVD in my computer but it won’t recognize it in Windows Media...