Do you need to acid wash email? Listen and learn as the Tech Woes IT pros demonstrate how to expertly acid wash email.
Acid wash email
if it is stored on brick, stone or concrete. Otherwise, simply delete unwanted email. Of course, you also want to empty your deleted items folder. Occasionally, you should compact your Outlook data files, if you use Outlook. On the other hand, if you no longer need a PC or server, you should destroy the hard drive. For instance, drill a few holes in the hard drive. In fact, this is standard privacy practice. Typically, IT professionals charge about $50. To be sure, secure data destruction specialists may charge less. Here is an example price list.
Following is a transcript
of a person with unwanted email and an unhelpful tech support person. As is my policy, I have changed the names to protect the guilty. Any resemblance to real life situations is purely coincidental. Or is it? Perhaps, it is a little bit of both. I hope you enjoy my goofy attempt at geek humor. I welcome you to express your opinions and share your frustrating experiences in the comments below. If you enjoyed this post, please feel free to share it with others. Thank you for stopping by. Craig Herberg
Unhelpful tech support guy: Technical support. How may we humiliate you?
Unsuspecting tech woes victim: I have some email I don’t need. Can you help?
Unhelpful tech support guy: What sort of email?
Unsuspecting tech woes victim: Personal stuff. Locker room talk.
Unhelpful tech support guy: No problem. Wash it in acid.
Unsuspecting tech woes victim: How do I do that?
Unhelpful tech support guy: First, print out your email.
Unsuspecting tech woes victim: Ok.
Unhelpful tech support guy: Next, wash your printout in acid. That’s it. That is how to acid wash email.
Unsuspecting tech woes victim: Thank you so much. You make it so easy.
Unhelpful tech support guy: Thank you for the kind words and for calling technical support, where a stupid answer is only a phone call away.