Throughout my IT career, I’ve seen many thousands of technology challenges. I would estimate that most of those challenges are more common than not. Today we’ll talk about some of those challenges.

Tech challenges that trick smart people

  • Allowing a browser notification that ended up being from an untrustworthy site, later getting virus notifications (from their browser).
  • Plugging in a monitor and not knowing that HDMI often tries to take over as your audio device.
  • If they’re on the corporate network, corporate computers are ready to lock you out.
  • Not setting up an expiration for their out of the office message - not remembering to turn it off after returning to the office.
  • Working on an unplugged laptop, not realizing that power-saving settings often decrease performance, such as WiFi or USB suspending and much more.

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