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Pam’s Peculiar Printer Problems

Every IT department has “regulars” – users who submit tickets so frequently they ought to be issued customer loyalty cards. Users whose computers spend more time on the help desk bench than on their desks. Users who use the Ash … Continue reading

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We are out of space: Part 2

In the previous installment of this story, I have learned that the company somehow managed to fill 200GB of free space on the network shares, overnight. I was more baffled than surprised, as this sort of thing was not new. … Continue reading

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We are out of space: Part 1

It’s Monday morning, and I’m sick. I thought that I was smart when I got my flu shot a few months ago. I figured that I can cock-block the influenza virus, and skate through the winter unscathed. What I did … Continue reading

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