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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.

Confounding key combo conundrum

I was working in a large agriculture & construction equipment company as a contracted desktop support technician back in '97 or so.  We were...

Dubious Product Comparison [info]

We all know that "Windows cleaners" like CleanMyPC, RegistryScanner or MyComputerIsFilthy (ok, I made up the last two) are just a bunch of tools...

Paranoid or Desperate?

Either he wants a date or he really wants a date. via

So, I guess a magic packet is out of the question?

As the only support technician at a small company that sells wi-fi controllable devices, most of the calls/emails are about how to get the...

Wooden it be nice to have a computer like this?

We had an improving win earlier this week. Here is his evil twin brother. via:

Real Steal

This guys is practically giving this machine away, which ironically he should do. It does have 512MB RAM and can play just about any...

Ah yes, the ol’ “potato spin” technique…wait…

Note quite IT related, but close enough... This takes place on first line technical support for a major satellite television company. This call center was...

Tech Level: Baker [pic]


I call it the USB dance.

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

You’re Trying To Do What? [story]

You just can't make things like this up. A user came by my desk yesterday and said she was having issues putting a file into...