Articles tagged: tech support
Quite often, the first thing a diagnostic technician asks you to do is reboot your computer. Why? Because rebooting works surprisingly often.
When you ask someone for help, stack the deck in your favor by painting a clear picture of the problem you’re experiencing.
There are many reasons why you’re more likely to be directed to online and self-help resources than talk to a real person.
I was thinking about it the other day and realized that Ask Leo! places me in the role of technical support engineer. Doing that has given me some insight into what it takes, how technical support can succeed, and why it fails so often.