And I thought it was just me …
IT stresses ‘driving UK to drink’
Thursday, 12 January 2006 [BBC News]
The modern annoyances of automated call centres, mobile phones and crashing computers are driving people to alcohol and cigarettes, a survey suggests.
The poll by UK charity Developing Patient Partnerships showed more than a third of men and a quarter of women have a drink to cope with stress.
Of the 1,000 people polled, 27% of men and 23% of women said they would light up a cigarette in such situations.
Almost one third said IT-related problems were a major source of stress.
TOP CAUSES OF STRESS
1. IT problems – 30%
=2. Change in financial status/personal injury – 24%
3. Commuting – 20%
And why does IT cause people stress?
Our test WLAN Diff mobility controller was acting up again this morning and possibly last night.
If anyone is having problems with DHCP and or has been getting IPs in the 167.0/26 subnet, renew the DHCP lease via the command line, disable and enable the network adapter or restart the machine to resolve the matter.
It struck again, and DHCPd is supposed to be disabled .. WTF! Of course this is occuring at the time that our Aruba test set is due to be returned
QuickTime 7.0.4 released
As we were advised via (AUSCERT ESB-2006.0020) [Win][OSX] – QuickTime 7.0.4 released to fix a whole heap of, for details have a read of security issues. A summary of these is available via About the security content of QuickTime 7.0.4. For Windows clients using the built in update “Update existing software…” fails with a *very helpful message* along the lines of “cannot make an Internet connection to the software server”.
If you downloaded the iTunes bundle yesterday you were still installing QT 7.0.3 — Now you are getting iTunes 220.127.116.11 + QT 7.0.4
The stand-alone installer was OK, downloading QT 7.0.4
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