[plug] stupid question?

Brad Campbell brad at wasp.net.au
Sun Jun 3 18:23:51 WST 2007

Joshua Chase wrote:
> I say that if theirs a problem where it should'nt be either the 
> software, hardware, or configuration of software or hardware is faulty. 
> I tend to lean to hardware problems with really weird ones.

You mean to tell me there are circumstances where there *should* be a problem?!?

May I recommend reading the entire "Sherlock Holmes" collection? Some of the finest observational 
and logical problem solving ever written. (Fiction it may be, but a logical approach none the less)

"Surely Watson you do yourself a dis-service"

I agree that given a problem it must occur within the components of the system at fault "software, 
hardware, or configuration of software or hardware", however blithely blaming the hardware in the 
case of "really weird ones" is perhaps a little presumptuous of you given you had not even heard of 
the device mentioned. At least take the time to understand the nature of the fault and the 

*wince* *grunt* *boom*

(Either that, or get an MCSE and go work for a Microsoft shop. "Blue Screen? It's a hardware fault, 
probably that whirly thing down there, Alternator I think it's called")

If you think I'm being harsh, it's because I am.

"Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability
to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable
for their apparent disinclination to do so." -- Douglas Adams

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