No Smoke

A 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 supply.

Tech: You'll need a new power supply.

User: No, I don't! I just need to change the startup files.

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 files and it will fix the problem! All I need is for you to tell me the command.

Ten minutes later, the User is still adamant that they are right. The tech is frustrated and fed up.

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. Let me know how it goes.

Ten minutes later.

User: It didn't work. The power supply is still smoking.

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.

One hour later.

User: I need a new power supply.

Tech: 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.


Author: Varun Sharma18 Sep 2008 Member Level: Gold   Points : 2

very funny ..really too good

Author: Mohammed Yahiya19 Sep 2008 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

I m not tech support. Now i know why all MNC companies set call center in India. I am lucky to be a developer.

Author: Anil Kumar Pandey19 Sep 2008 Member Level: Diamond   Points : 0

This is the Height of Stress faced by the Techies.............

Author: Roopesh Babu Valluru24 Sep 2008 Member Level: Gold   Points : 0

super man .... enjoyed a lot ... :)

Author: saisrikanthreddy24 Sep 2008 Member Level: Gold   Points : 0

very good joke man keep it up. keep posting

Author: Mrs. Meetu Choudhary Nanda25 Sep 2008 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

Wow Great Joke I enjoyed reading It

I Would Love To Change The World But They Wont Give Me The Source Code

Spread D Smile n Never Say Bye

May Lord Shiva Bless All of US
Thanks and Regards
Meetu Choudhary

Author: Vidhya26 Sep 2008 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1


Its really superb man.
I enjoyed a lot.......
But it reflects the stress of the Techies..:)


Author: sameer26 Sep 2008 Member Level: Silver   Points : 0

Really funny, i enjoyed a lot.
Thanks for posting.

Author: AbidiP29 Sep 2008 Member Level: Gold   Points : 0

very nice

Author: n.ravi krishna29 Sep 2008 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

very excellent joke from u.keep it up.the problem face by the tech support people has been told by you in a brilliant way.keep going .we are all expecting more good jokes from you.

Author: Moosa Sahib29 Sep 2008 Member Level: Silver   Points : 0

Its very old one.. I already heard this from other sites.

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