A plain computer illiterate guy rings
tech support to report that his computer is faulty.
Tech: What's the problem?
User: There is smoke coming out of the power
Tech: You'll need a new power supply.
User: No, I don't! I just need to change the
Tech: Sir, the power supply is faulty. You'll
need to replace it.
User: No way! Someone told me that I just
needed to change the startup and it will fix the
problem! All I need is for you to tell me the
10 minutes later, the User is still adamant
that he is right. The tech is frustrated and fed up.
Tech support::(hush hush)
Tech: Sorry, Sir. We don't normally tell our
customers this, but there is an undocumented DOS
command that will fix the problem.
User: I knew it!
Tech: Just add the line LOAD NOSMOKE.COM at
the end of the CONFIG.SYS. Letme know how it goes.
10 minutes later.
User: It didn't work. The power supply is
Tech: Well, what version of DOS are you using?
User: MS-DOS 6.22.
Tech: That's your problem there. That version
of DOS didn't come with NOSMOKE. Contact Microsoft
and ask them for a patch that will give you the
file. Let me know how it goes.
1 hour later.
User: I need a new power supply.
Tech support:: How did you come to that conclusion?
User: Well, I rang Microsoft and told him
about what you said, and he started asking questions
about the make of power supply.
Tech: Then what did he say?
User: He told me that my power supply isn't
compatible with NOSMOKE.
*got this from an email ring, cant help it, its hillarious!
P/s: thanx for joining to all the new team members. Good post Ioiio and Tamilan.