Saturday, July 22, 2017
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PEBKAC

PEBKAC: Problem Exists Between Keyboard And Chair. ID10T could also be the name of this category. Need we say more?

Storage is storage, right?

This rage comic is a little busy but you'll get the point. via:

Skill level: executive

I work as a Sys Admin at an Ivy League college for my department only.  Our department manager thinks we do nothing but carry around keyboards and usb keys; she has stated as much to my supervisor.  She is a mean, cold, evil woman...

Denial isn’t just…well you know

No, users NEVER get their password wrong. Never. Customer calls in. Outlook is working but he can't into some other mail program. He "knows" he has the right password. Me: "Ok, so you just tried the password that you think it is and that didn't work?" Cust:...

So, this guy…

"Got a sales guy's laptop back... Note the times." *sigh* I like how the last couple links were for "Hard Disk Scrubber." Cleanup fail - Rob via:

What are you saying here?

So your friend had Windows 7 then got rid of Windows 7, then he installed viruses to get rid of a virus then you installed malware from a disk. Got it. via:

Should she really be the head of IT?

I am currently interning at this small school as part of my class at a career center. (Guide to Career Education has a list of schools offering IT and computer courses if you're also interested to pursue an IT career.)  The head of IT...

Technical Terms

Email From Coworker: Do you have a 3 way adapter? My Brain: What the hell is she talking about? I'll try to ask for more information without making her sound like a total dingbat. My Reply: The term “3 way adapter” applies to a lot of...

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 nice ASUS 27" monitor which cost around $280 or so. He re-opened the ticket after he got the monitor asking...

Trial by threat of fire

From the Daily WTF: For a Ramen-fueled college student, a job offer that actually involves doing the work you're in school to learn and has a paycheck that can't be beat vs. flipping burgers is a wonderful score. For Ted, that score came from a...

Literal interpretation is literal

A couple of years back I had a customer come in and explain some problems she was having with her computer. Figuring it was in her car I asked her if she could bring it in so I could look at it. She said...
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