Monday, August 26, 2019

You should know better

Stories about people who really have no clue…but really should. The simplest of tasks confuse them. If they do get something right, they do not hesitate to congratulate themselves about how much of a genius they are.

Internet Printing! [story]

I literally just stumbled upon this today:I was performing a search for a particular error code that appeared on my HP p3010 LaserJet printer.  Apparently, this message is not widely occurring, as my Google search brought me to two different results.  One was a...

I call it the USB dance.

Finally it's confirmed I'm not just stupid. At least not for doing this.via:

So sad but so true.

I've seen first hand (friend, not me) what gaming can do to a person. There is so much truth is this post it's almost not funny.via:

Seems Legit [pic]

Call me a snob but...if you're going to make a training video for your web based software be sure to remove the 'pretty-much-this-is-malware' toolbar. Doesn't anyone check these things?

Stupid Active Directory.

Early on in my sys admin days, I was hired into a small "lean" I.T. department, and promptly put in charge of the "near-completed" Novell to A.D. Migration. After a few days, while I was plugging away in the server room, I was approached by...

Pro Tip: Close Your Porn Tabs Before Hosting A Webinar [pic]

This is a screenshot from a web tutorial explaining how to use some hokey software...thankfully not an official vid from the company, so...via

Oh, hare’s your problem…

I'm two days out of college, working tech support for an ISP (a lot of funny times) I get a frantic call from a panicked woman."The Internet is broken, fix it!"So we go through all the basic steps, I can query her modem and...

We All Know “That One Guy” [story]

If you work in IT you know which guy I'm talking about. He's the one that corners you and asks you all sorts of questions about computers, spews the details of the AWESOME gaming machine he built, boasts about his computers benchmark stats. You...

What Did You Do To This Printer [story]

I work for a large restaurant company and I provide tech support the stores and for the corporate offices; this story involves a store.I received a call from the stating that their printer is no longer working. Now they do need a normal office...