Tech Support People Are Sharing The Worst Cases They’ve Seen While On The Job (99 New Pics)

Tech support consists of many things; it’s a range of services companies provide to their customers for products such as software, mobile phones, printers, and other electronic, mechanical, or electromechanical products. But I think that its biggest component is frustration; the soul-crushing feeling every IT person feels when they witness or, God forbid, have to clean up after our stupidity. I’m talking about desecrated HDMI ports, spaghetti cabling, laptops covered in concrete… or as the subreddit r/TechSupportGore calls it—content. This online community collects pics that will make us “cringe to the brink of passing out” and if it gets a point across it’s this: technical support services usually provide users with help in solving some common problems rather than providing training on how to use the product. We haven’t really learned after Bored Panda’s earlier articles on the subreddit here and here. The fails look just as bad!

#1 Ps5 In For Hdmi Replacement. Kid Said “I Pushed The Cable In A Little Too Hard”

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#2 First It Made Burning Smells, Then It Beeped, Then It Died. Colourful Ants!

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#3 Look How They Murdered My Boy

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#4 Hot Glue Gun Ad On Facebook. Just Why

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#5 Yea, The Printer Will Not Print If You Leave The Plastic Packaging On The Paper!

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#6 Yes, That’s Concrete

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#7 “Why My Keyboard Doesn’t Work”

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#8 The Forbidden Capri Sun

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#9 Grossest Controller Of The Year Goes To

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#10 Is This The Worst Spaghetti Cabling Ever?

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#11 Laptop Left Turned On In A School Bag Mixed With A Moldy Sandwich In The Same Compartment

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#12 I Found This While Scrolling Through My Camera Roll From 2018, Enjoy

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#13 That Is An Ant Inside The Screen!!!

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#14 Forbidden Caprisun

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#15 The Computer Keeps Overheating

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#16 Slpt: Laptop Charger Panini Press

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#17 While Many Of Us Are In The Business Of Tech Support, Self Help Is Often Necessary

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#18 Friends Computer Has Been Crashing For Like 3 Years

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#19 Saw The Other Post About Ethernet Rewiring And Reminded Me Of This. It Worked Fine For Almost A Week Until I Replaced It With A Proper Cable

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#20 One Of Our Clients Couldn’t Figure Out Why His Wireless Keyboard And Mouse Weren’t Working

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#21 Hard Drive Data Recovery

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#22 Stupidity Strikes Again. Now I’ve Got A ‘Curved’ Keyboard

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#23 Really Great Laptop Performance With A Core I7

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#24 Electrician Friend Just Sent Me This, Found During A Portable Appliance Test

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#25 Unironically Canadian It Gore

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#26 Power Supply Didn’t Fit, I Guess This Works?

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#27 Criminal Poe Adapter

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#28 User Complains About Weird Smell While Using His Laptop

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#29 Got An Xbox 360 Controller In For Repair. Inside, I Found Multiple Dead Bugs And Everything Was Covered In A Fine, White Powder-Like Dust

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#30 Free Laptop! Too Bad The Screen And Keyboard Are Ruined With The Spray Paint

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#31 Ps4 Botched Repair Attempt. The Shop That Did This To The Client’s Unit, Charged Them $100! Should I Put Them On Blast?

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#32 My Little Cousins First Build. I Told Him You Have The Wrong Ram. He Said “How You Know?”

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#33 Lent It To A Friend…

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#34 How To Make Sure Ideas Hold Water

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#35 Why Do We Need To Hire It? Just Plug It All In

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#36 Behold The Beauty Of Our Office Server

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#37 Just Imagine The Smell

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#38 It Was A Technological Murder/Suicide Today. Crt TV Landed Directly Onto A Brand New Asus Chromebook

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#39 How Do Things Like This Happen

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#40 My New USB C Car Lighter

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#41 Customer Came In With A 512gb Ssd In Their MacBook Pro That Only Had 77gb Of Their Own Data On It, Yet It Was Reading As Full Of “Other” Files. After Some Digging It Turns Out That Apple Mail & Gmail Were Writing A New Encyclopedia Britannica Behind The Scenes. That’s A Whole Lot Of Text

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#42 Her: My MacBook Pro Is Running Hot. Inside The Fan: Ant Colony

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#43 This Fella Got A Black Eye

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#44 Stopped By A Local Sports Bar To Pick Up Dinner, This Is How They Do Online Orders Through Several Providers

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#45 Shoutout To The Cell Phone Repair Shop That “Worked” On This Xbox Series X Before It Came To Me

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#46 Power Button Broke And Didn’t Have A Replacement Lying Around… There Was, However, A Broken Coat Hanger

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#47 Next Level

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#48 “Hey, Grab Those Couple Of Pcs In Storage Down On Lower Level, I Need One.” Here You Go Boss, I Fetched A PC For You

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#49 Unrequested Lithium Surplus

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#50 Hey Isp You Always Drop Out At Lunch Time, But Only On WiFi!

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#51 Previous Install Company Ran Cat5 Over The Main Junction Box, Decided To Shield The Cable With Aluminum Foil

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#52 Someone Tried To Print From USB

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#53 “User Dropped The Laptop. Please Give Us A Quote”

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#54 I Said To Delete The Data Not Destroy 4 Sas Disks

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#55 This Is What Happens When The Tech Before You Puts A PC Right Next To A Cnc In A Cabinet Shop…. Still Working

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#56 iPad Meet Couch

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#57 I Was Wondering Why It’s Only 100mbps

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#58 Just Had A Laptop Returned That Has A Used Bandaid As A Webcam Cover

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#59 “Ticket: Student Destroyed Laptop”

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#60 My Work (Industrial) Had Me Burn Up Some Hard Drives At 1750 Degrees In A Carbon Filled Retort. This Is The Result

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#61 This Is A Nice Repair Job I Could Say

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#62 I’m Not Sure They Put Enough Thermal Paste On Here

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#63 Returned Airpod Pros To An Apple Disposal Centre In Shenzhen

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#64 “I Cleaned The Power Switch But It Still Won’t Turn On”

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#65 My Gtx 970 Decided To Get Lit

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#66 Something Has Awoken

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#67 Easy Fix

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#68 Removing Ram Heatsink, What Could Go Wrong

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#69 This ‘Repair’ Job… Yikes

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#70 Ohhhh Yes The Server

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#71 Shore Power Cable After ~8 Years Exposure To Salty Air And Moisture

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#72 Guess I Need A New Battery?

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#73 Nightmare Server Dungeon At My Job

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#74 Happy Monday, Plumbers Were Flushing The Lines Upstairs And A Couple Gallons Came Through The Ceiling. (The Leak Was Like 10ft From The Server Room)

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#75 When You Didn’t Bring Wire With You….

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#76 I Work As An It Analyst From Home. My Assistant (Two-Year-Old) Pre-Installed This Printers Crackers For Me. He’s Great!

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#77 Client Was Wondering Why His PC Didn’t Work After Installing A New Gpu

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#78 Spicey Pillow

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#79 Had An Arguement With My Dimm. I Won

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#80 Customer States Their MacBook No Longer Turns On After Updating To Big Sur

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#81 This Physically Hurt My Brain

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#82 Sandwich Telecom At Its Finest (Pic Token In France)

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#83 The Guy Who Built This Told The Customer The Water Cooling Was Zero Maintenance…. He Didn’t Do A Good Job In The First Place

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#84 Removing Ram Heatsink, Be Sure To Get All That Ram

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#85 Maintenance: “The New Desk Arrived And I Organized The Computers For You” Geez… Thanks

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#86 Checked In A MacBook Hair At Work Today

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#87 ” It Would Not Enter Into The Hdmi, So I Thought It Needed A Bit Of A Push…” A Pair Of Pliers And 2 Minter Later…

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#88 Decapitated Airpod 1st And 2nd Generations

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#89 Apparently, This Particular Philippine Brand Of Power Strip With A Laminated Metal Casing Uses Stripped Wires In Between Outlets

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#90 Don’t Smoke Around Your PC Kids!

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#91 Gpu Woes Pt.2 – The Fan Of My Gtx 650ti Melted After A Gta V Session. R.i.p

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#92 It Turns Out The Ssd In A Microsoft Surface Is Removable After All!

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#93 Cable Labeling At My Friend’s House Is Far From Helpful

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#94 Remember To Unlock Your Pcie Lock Before Removing The Gpu

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#95 Curved Lines Render Great!!

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#96 Need Onsite Support

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#97 Previous Install Company Ran Cat5 Over The Main Junction Box, Decided To Shield The Cable With Aluminum Foil

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#98 Gtx 1080 Gave Out At The Worst Time Possible. Rest In Peace Buddy

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#99 “I Cleaned The Power Switch But It Still Won’t Turn On”

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Source: boredpanda.com

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