Since it was my friend (and former cubicle-mate) Kurt’s birthday this weekend, I was reminded of the prank I pulled on him early in our working years. It’s great to be the IT person in the office because you get to play around with everyone’s computer and make it seem “legit.” So one time, I installed this screensaver from SysInternals that simulates the infamous Blue Screen of Death, complete with a simulated reboot. Kurt and I sat back to back, about a foot away from…Continue Reading “BSOD Screensaver”

With no training in computers, I’ve come to be “IT Support” for a lot of people.  Don’t get me wrong, I love helping out, but sometimes, it just takes a little patience to figure out what’s wrong. Not sure why I like this one so much.  I think I’m going to print this out. Original File: http://www.virtualwolf.org/images/ars/helpdeskwarning.png This one pretty much describes all the troubleshooting that I do. Not too passive-aggressive, is it?