Friday, 23 June 2017

PC rebooted every time user flushed the toilet...

Meet “Gary”, who once had an IT support ticket land on his desk stating that “the PC would reset every time the customer flushed their toilet.”!

Gary's first thought was that this was “probably static from the customer walking across their carpeted floor, touching the keyboard before sitting down, static discharge doing the rest.”

But then he read more closely and realised the PC was on a farm. Once he visited that farm he found that “the floors were all hard-wood, so that shot that idea to hell.”

The user then suggested Gary observe the PC as they walked to the bathroom. Gary heard the unmistakable gurgling that resulted and watched as the PC did indeed reset itself about two seconds later...

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