If you think that all tech support people do is sit on their asses and tell you to restart the PC and all your problems are fixed then think again!
In the digital age, more and more people are becoming a lot more tech-savvy. Even pre-school kids nowadays can work with a computer and tablet with no problems, but there are some people where technology stills seem to be an enigma that they just can’t work out or be bothered to even learn.
Tech support may refer to these people as ID10T or PEBCAK (look them up if you don’t know) and they are the thorn in the side of any IT worker.
Let’s take a look at some of the everyday problems that the IT support desk faces on a daily basis.
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And then the world was a better place again!
User spilt coffee on his laptop – so he put it in the oven to dry it out…
One of my users asked if I had a new power strip they could use. I said what’s wrong with the old one
All in one
Customer states they saw “a couple of ants” entering the rear vents of their iMac…
All our datacenter equipment started firing off temperature alerts. Unrelated, our cleaning staff was doing a deep cleaning of our datacenter after a flood
Found this somewhere and it creeps me out
Panel fed from B phase
When 12 screws is just too much to remove the hard drive
Laptop keyboard is not working. Well there’s your problem, your keyboard is creating new antibiotics
I am literally scared taking apart crap like this. Used a 45 lb kettle bell to keep the panel down enough to remove the screws
Only on eBay. Graphics cards displayed on outdoor, damp, gravel
If it looks stupid but it works, then it’s not stupid
Modern problems require modern solutions
Placed a headset I wasn’t using into a drawer for a few months. I guess the cup material kept absorbing the moisture out of the air
My gfs iPhone charger cable which she won’t replace because “it works”
Yes that’s on the inside of the glass
Windows be like ” should have gone for the head” Reported as “it was making a burning smell so I threw it out the window” joys with working from home and providing IT support
No charger? No problem!
This folks is why you don’t leave batteries in electronic equipment
Client: “It was working perfectly fine yesterday, Probably a windows bug.”
Trying to take the elevator at 5am then I see this. (no out of order sign)
Mild gore/spicy pillowness from yet another 7490. Thank you Dell!
Found this mummified dualshock4 at work, anyone knows which god of Egypt used to play with this?
Not perfect, but a good start
May I present, my GTX580
Disk fragmentation at 15%…
My buddy couldn’t get into his harddrive through the OS, so he decided to brute force it
User: “CPU is at 100% and this just happened”
Just cooking lunch on an athalon
My “USB-C” 2TB drive came today
Customer claims nobody ever worked on his 2012 iMac, that this is how it came when he bought it from Apple
The joys of being IT support at a construction company(This ipad was in a protective case)
This is how Newton discovered gravity