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24 Tickets Every IT Person Is Sick Of Getting

Some people are beyond help.

Posted on November 13, 2013, at 5:27 p.m. ET

1. "Can you unplug this cord for me? I don't want to screw anything up."

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2. "THIS IS AN EMERGENCY THAT NEEDS TO BE FIXED RIGHT AWAY."

3. "It has buttons. I thought it must require IT's help."

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4. "I put new batteries into my mouse but it's not working."

5. "Can you help me find a file? I don't know where I put it or what the name is."

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6. "I can't set up my email on my iPad!" — Sent from my iPhone.

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7. "My hard drive is full."

8. "My new hire is starting tomorrow, can you get them set up on a computer?"

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9. "Can you get a case for my phone for me?"

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10. "Can I get a new computer? Mine is already 6 months old."

11. "Can you help me search?"

12. "I just deleted 3,500 files on Dropbox."

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13. "We have a meeting in 10 minutes. I need microphones set up and for it to be videotaped."

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14. "We bought something that we don't know how to use, can you teach us? What do you mean you don't know how to use it? This is your job."

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15. "MY PASSWORD DOESN'T WORK."

16. "My laptop won't turn on, and no, I didn't spill anything on it."

17. "I brought my personal computer in. Can you fix it?"

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18. "There's food stuck in my keyboard keys."

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19. "I unplugged something and now nothing works."

20. "My copy of Outlook 2002 stopped working."

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21. "I updated my software and now everything is missing."

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22. "I know my job depends on me using a computer all day, but I am 'computer illiterate.'"

23. "I moved a bunch of files into the folder called 'trash.' How do I get them back?"

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24. "I just emailed a bunch of passwords to a client. Is that OK?"

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