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One final piece of feedback from the IT administrators GFI surveyed . . . Contrary to popular belief, they are not super human. Expecting them to work 24×7 or turn around major changes with unrealistic deadlines is not always feasible. So keep in mind some of the problem areas above if you want to stay on your gatekeeper of technology’s good side. And failing that, if nothing else they’d probably be thankful enough if you could simply avoid “watering” your machine.

If you work in an office, chances are you have seen a frantic IT guy or gal running around trying to put out virtual fires, and you’ve wondered what all the fuss was about. In addition to the numerous, legitimate, technical glitches that can come up when operating a data center, there are also lots of mind-numbing issues that IT admins run into when it comes to supporting users. GFI Software was curious to find out how stressed IT admins are and what causes all that tension, so they surveyed hundreds of IT admins in the U.S. and the UK. The top-line results were very interesting, but it was when they dug deeper that they learned just how strange the daily user support situations really are.

Here are the top nine most ridiculous things users do.

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