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I can't do my job because of this

When things get too far, the tech assigned to the case just can’t do anything more to prevent the downward spiral of the user.

Coincidence? Maybe.

I just read an article on about a Microsoft patch issue. Turns out an update to Microsoft's AV products and Internet Explorer flagged as malware.As it turns out, only about a dozen people were affected.Photo Source:

A bridge too far

Republished with permission from The Daily WTF:“We’ve invested quite a bit of money in our new network,” the bureaucrat said. His desk was tiny and so cheap that it sagged under the weight of the CRT and tower resting on it. “That’s why it’s...

I remember days like this.

It happens.via:

Screw the return policy!

I was doing phone computer tech support out of college.  This really nice man calls in from Texas who added a secondary hard drive to his system.  Apparently, it would not mount the volume.  I assumed things like cabling, jumper or an unformatted volume...

Oh, well, that makes perfect sense.

Currently I work a second job doing phone support for a large company whose majority of users are home based and use VPN. A user recently called and was having problems with VPN connecting. After again getting the specific error she received before, I...

Occam’s Razor Failure

Brief background for those not in the know, Occam's razor (lex parsimoniae) means roughly "The simplest explanation is usually right." As in, if someone is late it is more correct to think they over-slept than to think "clearly aliens abducted them and they lost...

Dear Vista, die in a fire.

This is stupid part of IT side work where the customer only has a Vista OEM install disc.  I suppose I could should will install XP...

Who would do this to someone?

Seriously, that's just sick.via:

Website design hell: “It’s hot and spicy!”

From our friends at Clients from Hell:Designing a poster advertising a Mexican restaurant’s new meal deal:Client: That looks good; but I don’t feel like it looks spicy enough.Me: In what way do you want it to be spicier?Client: I want more herbs and stuff on top of...