Helpdesk Nightmares-logo

Helpdesk Nightmares

Technology Podcasts >

More Information

Episodes

40: Happy Birthday Part 2

10/14/2018
More
We're still talking Mark's birthday and Android's birthday this week. We go from Gingerbread to KitKat this week, talk some Yahoo Answers and shout out all of our followers around the world!

Duration:00:49:05

39: Happy Birthday

10/7/2018
More
This week we're talking birthdays. Mark's and Android's. The first 5 iterations of Android, some Yahoo Answers, and some games Jen and Cody will play.

Duration:00:58:48

38: Windows Updates

9/30/2018
More
This week we talk a bit about Windows Updates and the nonsense they bring to production environments when unfettered.

Duration:01:02:01

37: Outlook

9/23/2018
More
This week we complain about Outlook and the nonsense it brings with it, especially in our environment/utilization.

Duration:01:00:39

IT Crowd 1: Yesterday's Jam

9/19/2018
More
Jen, Cody and I talk about Episode 1 of The IT Crowd

Duration:00:17:59

36: Too Much Plugged In

9/16/2018
More
The gang's all here this week to talk about Too Much Plugged In. Whether at work or at home, too much plugged into a single breaker can take down those around you or pieces of the network.

Duration:00:47:28

35: Dual Screens

9/9/2018
More
This week Mark and Jen talk dual monitors! What could go wrong with two screens, right?

Duration:00:47:47

34: Frozen

9/2/2018
More
This week Mark and Cody talk about Frozen. No, not the hit Disney animated film - frozen computers.

Duration:00:46:30

33: Blue Screen of Death

8/26/2018
More
Jen and Cody return for this week's discussion on the Blue Screen of Death. What is it, why does it happen, and what can you do about it (hint, just restart). Back to our old shenanigans of This Week in Tech History games and Yahoo Answers!

Duration:01:14:14

32: Reformatting

8/19/2018
More
This week it's just Mark! Mark, Mark he's our man, if he can't do it, et cetera. We're talking reformatting machines and the horrifying nightmare it was for us earlier this year and prior when Creator's Update first pushed out.

Duration:00:42:00

31: Papercut

8/12/2018
More
Papercut. School uses it. Businesses use it. It's a cool tool (see what I did there) to keep track of print costs for billing purposes whether for a school or business. But it's not without its issues (a lot of them user-error).

Duration:00:54:17

30: VPN

8/5/2018
More
Similar nightmares as RDP, but what is VPN, who uses it, should you use it for home use? Plus our usual Yahoo Answers and This Week in Tech History's.

Duration:00:42:12

29: Remote Desktop

7/29/2018
More
Remote Desktop. Do you use it? It can be a headache, but generally helpful for those who need to work remotely. What is it, what does it do, what's it used for, and how is it different than VPN? All this and our regular Yahoo Answers and other shenanigans.

Duration:00:52:03

28: Don't Bite the Hand

7/22/2018
More
Don't bite the hand that feeds you. You know, from that old Aesop's fable where the man lets the dog drown in a well because he bit his hand? Yeah. That one. Yeah your podcast app must be broken. I definitely didn't upload at 1.65x speed......

Duration:00:24:52

27: Too Busy For Your Help

7/15/2018
More
This is the one where Jen and Cody pretend they don't know what the episode is about and we just b.s. instead apparently.

Duration:00:56:37

26: Case of the Mondays

7/8/2018
More
Someone's got a case of the Mondays. This is our between-series episode between our Security series, the Best-Of episode, and what's coming next!

Duration:00:45:56

25: Best Of HDN 1

7/1/2018
More

Duration:00:48:52

24: Security - Driverless Cars

6/24/2018
More
Smart Cars. More like Dumb Cars amirite? So we're talking the future. Smart cars - are they that smart yet? Is it smart to continue down this technological path?

Duration:01:05:00

Bonus 3: That's All For T'Now

6/20/2018
More
That's all for t'now. And other ramblings. And reddits!

Duration:00:10:13

23: Security - Smart Things

6/17/2018
More
Jen can't pronounce the name Amy. Oh, and we talk about the massive lack of security for IoT/Smart Things.

Duration:00:58:08