I really love it when my friends and family (especially those who I haven’t heard from in years) call me up for technical support.

Look, if the only conversation we have happens once or twice a year for technical support, don’t bother calling.  Instead, please refer to the following diagram which explains exactly how I solve your problems…

Yes… I am about to bestow upon you the secret formula to becoming a successful “computer person”…

tech_support_cheat_sheet

Teach a man to fish…

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10 Responses to Tech Support

  1. Debora Thompson says:

    Does this mean I have been bothering you too much? 🙂 Or does it mean that I should just call more often? 🙂

  2. Hmm… perhaps I painted myself into a corner here… maybe I should edit my post… 🙂

  3. The Lovely Sister says:

    Hubby would LOVE this. Spent 1/2 hour on saturday doing this.

  4. FavUnc says:

    This happend to me yesterday.. they could not figure out how to hook up a usb printer.. sigh..

  5. Annike says:

    Agh! The curtain has been drawn back and the wizard is just a guy with a drawing!! My faith is lost…

    (And in answer to your questions on my blog:
    1. The Fatheads are a collective term for P’s bosses and co-workers who make our life difficult.
    2. I’m flying to Atlanta FREE thanks to our California trip!
    3. ‘Old Fashioned English Country Christmas’ – I’m not entirely sure. Lots of mulberry spice, good cooking, traditional decorations, I think. I need to watch the 1970’s version of ‘Scrooge’ and also ‘National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation’ for inspiration. I will post pictures, and you can feel free to copy!)

  6. tio says:

    what is the ratio of normal phone calls to tech phone calls that is acceptable? I will start keeping track.

  7. Mrs. Braun says:

    What a riot! I love it.

  8. Mike says:

    you’re missing one critical trouble-shooting step for your diagram – when all else fails, REBOOT!

  9. Rhia Jean says:

    I’m totally printing this up and giving it to all the teachers at school!

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