I NEED TO RANT!
So today has not been a good day for me.
I wanted to ride my bike to the station today but my tyre was flat so I had to drive.
I walk in to work at 0615 and my computer is not playing nice. We have two screens and the damn system is not registering 2 separate screens but one long rectangular one. So I deal with it for 4 hours before I am annoyed because everything is opening up on full screen which means it is bloody long!
I have logged out, dragged the window and dropped (which normally works to split it up again) and I have been playing with it for over 15 minutes now. I am meant to be working. I have even turned my computer on and off like 3 times. Then when I try to log back on it says Citrix is busy. So I leave my computer, by this time I am absolutely frustrated, and walk away for 10 minutes to calm down before I smash the bloody thing with a hammer. I come back turn it on and try again. Still the damn thing wont work, so I try a different computer. SAME DAMN MESSAGE! I go next door and log on in the first try and everything is perfect.
A colleague was with me at the working computer and he asks why I’m over this side. I explain, already frustrated, and he says in SUCH a condescending tone ‘Do you want me to show you how to do it?’ I already know how to do it. I was doing it before IT support rocked up. Im not computer illiterate I know what I am doing. I have even tried other computers! So I told him, ‘I know how to do it, I have been trying to get it to work for 20 minutes and now it wont let me log on. I have even tried a different computer’ My gosh I snapped :O And then I apologised.
Walk back into the office and say I am working from next door because my system is not working. Boss says to lodge a report, and that’s fine, I will. IT support comes along to play with the computer and see if she can get it to work. I was at that point that if anyone had of said anything to me I would have snapped. Even IT support.
Like I said I’m not a freaking idiot and I try things before I ask for help. This just pissed me off too much.
Grr Rant OVER!