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Maury's lie detector
“BonziBuddy? I didn’t even know you could still install that anymore!”
Too damn high
Google has been around for almost two decades now. You’d think people would have figured this one out already.
Evil Plotting Raccoon
This is just pure evil.
Friends don't let friends use Internet Explorer
Even Archer uses Google Chrome.
Note: This gallery was updated with even more memes on May 30, 2017.
When you’re out of options, you can always try the trusty “hard reset.”
Ain’t nobody got time to deal with an infected device, either.
An even harder reset
And when the hard reset doesn’t work…
This one is just too, too real.
You’re forgiven, Andy.
Scumbag Steve, you are the worst.
Technologically Impaired Duck
What do you want to bet that the password “password1” appears in the spreadsheet at least twice?
I trust him to do it a lot more than I trust Windows Vista.
Bad Pun Dog
We won’t tell your boss that anyone can do your job… so long as you don’t tell ours the same thing.
Remember when you could set a password without requiring the use of a capital letter, a number or a special character? TechRepublic remembers.
Bad Luck Brian
…I’ve totally done this.
Foiled by a Captcha
When the robots do finally rise up against us, captchas may be our only hope.
Error: Computer room not found
We’d love to say this was intentional, but that sign looks old enough to pre-date UNIVAC.
We wondered about this one too
The Empire could have at least set a password.
A grumpy escape
I keep hitting the Tab key but no one has brought me my beverage yet. 🙁
Data recovery doggo
The project was too ruff to handle.
OK, this is pretty much the most adorable kind of problem.
Technology Impaired Duck
“The link looked pretty suspicious so I only clicked it once.”
He’s not kitten around, either. He needs this problem fixed right meow.
Such meme. Wow.
There’s a reason why IT guys are the busiest in the office…
It’s a trap!
Tech support cat
Internet Explorer may be dead, but jokes about how terrible it was will never die.
Tech Support Monkey
Sometimes the simplest solutions are the best.
Losing all Ctrl
It’s currently in a three-way tie for the most popular key on Windows keyboards with “Alt” and “Delete.”
Even your lunch isn’t safe from the hungry, vice-like jaws of the .RAR.
You should have hit “save.”
Troubleshooting? More like troubleshot-in-the-dark-ing.
Spider Man pointing at Spider Man
How in the world did we end up here?
He’s even more surprised when his mouth is above his nose.
Cut, undo, and paste, minus the computer
Keeping with the theme of manual tech, here are a few of old-fashioned Ctrl+X, Ctrl+Z, and Ctrl+V tools. These are a bit of a softer touch than the hammers.
Modern day phobias
The fears of yesterday have given way to these extreme phobias–who hasn’t panicked when seeing one of them?
I wonder what data metrics it collects.
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Editor’s note: This gallery was first published on May 2017. Brandon Vigliarolo contributed additional slides and updates to the gallery in March 2019.