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The Joys of Tech Support – 44 Tech Fails You Won’t Believe Happened!

Have you tried turning it off and on again?

If you’ve ever worked in tech support then we feel your pain!

Just imagine everyday having to deal with frustrating clients, customer or colleagues. From mundane problems involving damaged ports to cabling problems to the insane problems of cement covered laptops and an army of ants in the photocopier. It’s all fun and games for the IT department and yes, they do believe how stupid some people really are because they’ve seen it all.

User spilt coffee on his laptop – so he put it in the oven to dry it out

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First it made burning smells, then it beeped then it died. Colourful ants!

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Is this the worst spaghetti cabling ever?

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Yes, that is concrete!

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Why Do We Need To Hire IT? Just Plug It All In

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Try taking the paper ream out of its packaging first!

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The computer keeps overheating… Duh!!!

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Feet Support!

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Laptop left turned on in a school bag mixed with a mouldy sandwich the same compartment

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Ouch!

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Spotted at the admin office of my sub-division

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It was a technological murder/suicide today. CRT TV landed directly onto a brand new Asus Chromebook

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Someone tried to print from USB

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This gross controller may just be the source of COVID-19

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Wouldn’t want to try and sort this out if one of them failed

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How do things like this happen?

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Yes, that is an ant under the screen!

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“Why my keyboard doesn’t work”

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Got An Xbox 360 Controller In For Repair. Inside, I Found Multiple Dead Bugs And Everything Was Covered In A Fine, White Powder-Like Dust

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This is not what I expected when I upgraded to fibre broadband

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Free laptop! Too bad the screen and keyboard are now ruined

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User complains of weird smell while using his laptop

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Lent it to a friend

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Really Great Laptop Performance With A Core I7

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PS5 in for HDMI replacement. Kid said, “I pushed the cable in a little too hard!”

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One of our clients couldn’t figure out why their wireless keyboard and mouse weren’t working

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Previous Install Company Ran Cat5 Over The Main Junction Box, Decided To Shield The Cable With Aluminum Foil

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Customer Came In With A 512gb Ssd In Their MacBook Pro That Only Had 77gb Of Their Own Data On It, Yet It Was Reading As Full Of “Other” Files. After Some Digging It Turns Out That Apple Mail & Gmail Were Writing A New Encyclopedia Britannica Behind The Scenes. That’s A Whole Lot Of Text

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“I wouldn’t do that if I were you, Dave”

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Just had this laptop returned that has bandaid as a web cover

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Customer: My MacBook Pro Is Running Hot. Inside The Fan: Ant Colony

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How To Make Sure Ideas Hold Water

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Forbidden Capri-Sun

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My Little Cousins First Build. I Told Him You Have The Wrong Ram. He Said “How You Know?”

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Power Supply Didn’t Fit, I Guess This Works?

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Ps4 Botched Repair Attempt. The Shop That Did This To The Client’s Unit, Charged Them $100! Should I Put Them On Blast?

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This person living in the future with this laptop adapter/panini press

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Behold the beauty of our server room

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Hard Drive Data Recovery

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Just imagine the smell

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Electrician Friend Just Sent Me This, Found During A Portable Appliance Test

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Finally…

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Written by Jay

A caffeine based life form. Current Editor-in-Chief here at Joyenergizer.

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