23 Vomworthy Broken Computers Will Make You Want To Die A Little
There's a whole sub-Reddit called "Tech Support Gore" dedicated to horribly busted stuff that IT personnel get stuck with. Steel your mind for these horrors, this is not for the faint of heart.
"I just spilled some nail polish on my keyboard."
"Oh. So that's why it wasn't even turning on."
"Customer brought in unit for virus removal...had to CONVINCE them they needed a new Power Supply as well ('but it works!')"
"All this client told me was that his girlfriend got mad at him."
"They said the computer sounded like it was about to take off."
"This seems a little fuzzy."
"User dropped his laptop and asked me if I could fix it."
"The connection keeps dropping out."
"I keep getting weird lines across my screen."
"Everytime I turn it on it just shows a red dot and smells really bad..."
"This is the server I was asked to upgrade today :("
"He said he didn't know why our network was running slow."
"Don't Smoke and Compute"
"Those are spider egg sacs."
"Fried Florida lizard"
"Underneath my grandfather's study desk"
"Attempting to restore a machine using the customer-created discs, they showed up invalid, so I checked for scratches. Well THERE'S your problem."
"My PC turns off every 2 hrs...what to do?"
"Where is your God now."
"Taking apart a PC for a client, who also happens to be a smoker."
"It's occasionally overheating on me. I have no idea why!"
"It was just a few drops of water..."
Katie Notopoulos is a senior reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Notopoulos writes about tech and internet culture and is cohost of the Internet Explorer podcast.
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