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    'The Network' is a catch-all term for any piece of equipment or software that interacts with your IT infrastructure.
    Hence, if any part fails then "The Network is down".

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    There's no sound when playing a DVD but it's fine on the internet = the volume control in the DVD player software is at the bottom or muted.

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    Keep notes on EVERYTHING
    You will forget the simplest thing once you haven't done it for a while

    No one can be an expert in all areas of IT - so find someone who is and listen to their advice

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    Laughing hysterically when the servers go down stops the queue forming at the door...

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    Lack of planning on the users part does not constitute an emergency on your part.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SYSMAN_MK View Post
    Lack of planning on the users part does not constitute an emergency on your part.
    +1. Amen brother.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SYSMAN_MK View Post
    Lack of planning on the users part does not constitute an emergency on your part.
    Unless it is the Head. At that point you become a saviour to whom they are eternally grateful ... which, for some people, lasts until 5 minutes before your annual review. (cynic mode disengaged)

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    Being lazy is a skill. There's nearly always a way to fix a software issue without leaving your chair, meaning you don't waste time and energy on locomotion.

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    never ever trust a non-experts description of their own problem.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tb2571989 View Post
    We're up to 107
    If your having a slow friday afternoon, counting posts on edugeek can always fill the void!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rydra View Post
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    Heh, well, it's nearning the end of term, year 11 and 13 have gone, and most of the students are on trips or activites. I'm fighting with a csv for next years Year 7s and I'm having a quiet day before all hell breaks looks next week.

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    Surely Number 1 should be, 'sgn up to edugeek.net'
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