5 Reasons The Guy Fixing Your Computer Hates You

  • Published on Oct 22, 2012
  • No, not the IT guy. The 'friend' who you suckered in to helping you with untangle the mess that is your hard drive.
    Make sure you watch the end of the video for a special message from Soren.
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  • Christopher G. Treadway

    My life as a Staples Easy Tech employee (one that actually knew his way around a computer that is)...

  • Bronson Carder
    Bronson Carder 27 days ago

    ...I know this is from 2012, but this is some 2002-ass computer advice....

  • Paulo Gomez
    Paulo Gomez Month ago

    This is so true

  • Hentie Dj
    Hentie Dj Month ago

    As that guy who googles how to fix it. when they dident bring it to me the other person ripped their laptop open and i was like lmfao busted to the point now u need a new frame and all u needed was this new fan i already got since iv been doing this for years now on my own computers. cant say i don't hate most of them them tho. they do some dumb shit to their systems.

  • Shadow Bonnie
    Shadow Bonnie 2 months ago

    I fixed my computer a few times

  • O G
    O G 2 months ago

    New sthhmm.!!!😲😂👓

  • Izzy Jaded
    Izzy Jaded 5 months ago

    Too real.

  • TheMastish
    TheMastish 7 months ago +2

    You forgot number 6 - you want to have it done for free or symbolic beer. It's ok when it takes me 30 minutes, but sometimes a simple fix turns into weeks of searching and reading stuff

  • G V
    G V 8 months ago +1

    Never tell anyone you work in IT.

  • Tiberius Kirk
    Tiberius Kirk 10 months ago

    The wipe part is the absolute truth. I tell people what wiping a machine does and yet I'm always getting chewed out by them after it is done because their data or programs are gone.

    • Tiberius Kirk
      Tiberius Kirk 10 months ago

      Or better yet they pitch a fit because I don't know all their passwords they had saved in the machine.

  • Likogan Dude
    Likogan Dude 11 months ago

    3:08 My computers 10 years old and I\m playing new games like fortnite at high settings and scrap mechanic and unturned all on ultra settings.

  • Keith Steward
    Keith Steward 11 months ago

    I never help people fix computers anymore. They can learn like we did.

  • Ross_skatepunx248
    Ross_skatepunx248 11 months ago

    Reimage it. Lol

  • Garry
    Garry 11 months ago

    If you didnt know christian site are more likely to give you a virus then site like xvideos and pornhub

  • Henry Gutierrez
    Henry Gutierrez Year ago +1

    People, if you aren't being compensated, don't take the job.

  • The Weeping Skull
    The Weeping Skull Year ago +1

    Just because you're their friend doesn't mean they're entitled to your services. I'd give them a few free passes, but if you fuck up your computer again after everything I did to make sure you didn't, then tough shit, you're on your own.

  • FlameGator
    FlameGator Year ago

    As a person with a fair amount of knowledge on computers i can relate lol

  • MenacingPup57
    MenacingPup57 Year ago

    Why do you make it seem like every time a computer need fixing its the stupid user? Not trying to be passive aggressive but you seem to be

  • Naso4265
    Naso4265 Year ago

    Yeah, i do hate myself

  • George McClellan
    George McClellan Year ago +1

    Who the fuck still trusts Geek Squad? Their WORSE than even beginner IT techs

  • Robert Coffey
    Robert Coffey Year ago

    This is why you do not make their account the admin account. Then you rename and hide the admin account so they can't google their way into changing things. Then you disable their ability to turn off protections.
    But hey, it still works and you can even install software from verified vendors. I am a benevolent god.

  • Andrew Jensen
    Andrew Jensen Year ago

    Oh you get to deal with stuff like this in IT; it is just sometimes you get to explain why a project has fallen behind, after you spent the last week reinstalling software and running security scans because someone decided to look at porn while at work.

  • -tan s
    -tan s Year ago


  • RossTheBoss 101
    RossTheBoss 101 Year ago +1

    Ha I have a computer that is around more than a decade old and runs on windows XP, it got to the point where everything would take 10 minutes to open and would crash after loading. I completely rebooted it without loosing all my apps/files, I just lost the data for them. Now it runs extremely smooth and just a great wonder. It took me around a day to fix the thing


    Just as you talked about idiots selling old computers and how they try and sell for hundreds I looked up mine and the average was 70 but some dickweed on eBay wants 300 for it xD

  • Northernspy m8
    Northernspy m8 Year ago

    Dat G1 prime tho....

  • Lugene Parker
    Lugene Parker Year ago


  • Why Tho
    Why Tho Year ago

    PCs don’t degrade like bananas fuckhead

  • Toxic Schiz
    Toxic Schiz Year ago

    Sometimes when the pc is broken to the point that it won't boot into safe mode, you can run Linux on a flash drive and save many files.

  • Duy Dang
    Duy Dang Year ago

    When people I don't even know finds out I can program

  • Big Gay
    Big Gay Year ago

    Americans love complaining about their jobs.
    Someone has to work double time because his or her coworker’s mother is sick- “Do you honestly want me to take over?”
    Doctors-“Why the fuck are you here? Cant you just take care of yourself so i dont have to deal with you anymore?”
    Parents- “Why do i have to take care of you? Youre old enough to work, right?l

    • Big Gay
      Big Gay Year ago

      Computer geeks- “Why do i have to bring my ass all the way down here just to fix your computer?”
      Janitors- “Why cant you stay clean so i dont have to clean as YOU go?”

  • dolan man
    dolan man Year ago

    if i cant fix a probelm by 5 months it goes to some one else

  • Connor Butterworth

    Im not trying to start this old debate but a simple solution to all these issues is to just install linux. If they don't know how to Google the simplest errors they likely won't even notice a difference other than the look and feel and how you install software. Because most people just need chrome anyway. For the 4 people I've done this for the only they don't come back with issues only with issues they ask "how do I do [insert task here]" and all I do is link them to a "let me google that for you" search with the exact same text. Linux is no where near as complicated as people make it out to be.

  • TaffyMatt
    TaffyMatt Year ago

    My old potato was awful, I treated it awful too, downloading stuff that didn't give what it said it did, then I got this new computer after my old potato wouldn't even turn on, and I've treated this one amazingly, no viruses so far

  • Nick August
    Nick August Year ago

    Why is this so true for me in this situation also if you cant boot to the safe boot menu that means firmware software is corrupted and you need to buy a new operating system and do the repair there

  • 黑狮子
    黑狮子 Year ago

    that’s why i’m an apple user!

  • 6ix9ine
    6ix9ine Year ago +1

    "Be careful of free porn"

  • Call Me Chris
    Call Me Chris Year ago +1

    for some reason wired connection to my computer didn't work so we tried wireless, still didn't work for some reason, we had the guy up for about 2 hours trying new things on the computer. the only reason it didn't work is because the router was out of range. we did pay him for his troubles and gave him a cup of coffe. but i'm pretty sure he hates us now

  • Cy Max
    Cy Max Year ago

    Xvideos, that pervert, red tube,e621 and of course porbhub are ok

  • Black Shibe
    Black Shibe Year ago

    2:32 ACTUALLY, you can recover data!
    it's only marked as "overwritable" when deleted. the files act llike they're not they're and they can't execute/be executed
    just get a file restore program, it's easy and you can see some interesting stuff you downloaded and deleted when you were high.

  • Allen Richardson
    Allen Richardson Year ago

    Well my i5-2500k that is 7 years old runs like a beast still so no upgrades for me no need to buy a hole now pc just upgrade it for cheapper.

  • dear sir
    dear sir Year ago +1

    i am a computer technician and all of it is so true

  • Hyena Studios
    Hyena Studios Year ago

    god I feel ya

  • Michael McCartan
    Michael McCartan Year ago

    Why is Optimus Prime, butt raping this poor doll?

  • Khoa Nguyễn
    Khoa Nguyễn Year ago

    I am the guy who fixes my computer. I hate myself

  • smtp2010
    smtp2010 Year ago

    Don't you love it when they say I never had computers in my time or nobody told me

  • Boiled Frog
    Boiled Frog Year ago

    Shit I'm this kind of person, they are totally wasting my time !!!

  • Glitchy Glitch
    Glitchy Glitch Year ago

    I hate my brother because he always helps my grandma with bullshit on the computer the laziest way possible. My grandma is a sweet old lady and he doesn't even puts any effort helping her with her PC. Mozzilla Firefox doesn't work and is displaying an error message that says that you should reinstall it (I didn't even have to Google it, it just straight up said it)? Install Chrome and let your little brother deal with the fact that grandma's now gotta learn every single difference between Mozzilla and Chrome or just let him solve the problem for you.

  • Mattlirious The Slayer

    Not porn religious sites. That's why you have viruses

  • Numa 2K
    Numa 2K Year ago

    I feel better after watching this. I keep fixing my mum, dad and aunt's laptop. They think that I enjoy fixing but really not 😓

  • Despacito Spider
    Despacito Spider Year ago

    just stuff a sonic plush in ur computer to make it faster

  • meow dog
    meow dog Year ago

    Good tip for tech support is to search specifically and if they happen to have a dell and don't know if it's under warranty then you can go to the dell website and enter the serial code

  • Isla_da_smila
    Isla_da_smila Year ago

    gotta fix my sisters computer all the fucking time because she doesnt know how to operate a computer

    • Isla_da_smila
      Isla_da_smila Year ago

      i try to do that while im fixing it by showing her what im doing however she's getting better since i gave her my old laptop

    • wholeNwon
      wholeNwon Year ago

      Teach her.

  • gavyn young
    gavyn young Year ago

    All my friends are pc gamers and programmers, so I hardly ever get suckered into jobs like this, I ussually have spare hardware, like screws, hdds, gpus and cpus along with a small collection of ddr2/3 ram, and psu's, another one of my friends has every windows install cd's along with a lot of keys for them, so we have more of a community system where favours are the payment, whether it's helping with firewood for a day (ussually only lasts a couple hours then we start dicking around in field cars), or cutting grass, etc.

  • Peplar
    Peplar Year ago

    I really wish my dad could afford a new laptop, but sadly he can't, so I gotta use this shitty laptop

    • wholeNwon
      wholeNwon Year ago

      Bet it's a lot newer than mine. I keep my PC clean and it runs great.

  • xXTheBoneCarverXx

    That sound is nostalgic to a degree. Drawing a blank on why though.

  • Bambel
    Bambel Year ago

    The “Issue Resolved” at the end of threads hits close to home

  • S K E T C H Y Q
    S K E T C H Y Q Year ago

    The person be like:

    Hey there chum pal friend buddy pal chum bud friend fella brother amigo pal buddy friend chummy chum chum pal,I don’t mean to be rude my friend pal home slice bread slice dawg, but I gotta warn you if you take one more didly darn step right there, I’m gonna didily darn snap your neck, and wowza wouldn’t that be a crummy juncture,huh? Do you want that? Do you wish upon yourself to come into physical experience with a crummy juncture? Because friend buddy chum friend chum paly pal chum friend if you keep this up then well,gosh didly darn I might have to get not so friendly with you my friendly friend friend pal friend chum paly pal friend buddy chum.

  • Dark Knight
    Dark Knight Year ago

    my story but i will do everything for my friends !!!!!!
    P.S i am programer thought


    I build my pc from trash of 4 pc who were old 11 years...
    I buyed new power supply, graphics, proccesor.
    Now i can play Battlefield 4 on Ultra & GTA V on Medium 😍😃😃😃😃

  • Ocer
    Ocer Year ago

    Well I fix my own so I hate myself?

  • Clorox Beach
    Clorox Beach Year ago +1

    I thought the List was gonna be
    1: Porn
    2: Porn
    3: Porn
    4: Porn
    5: You guessed it... More Porn.

  • Josh Maxwell
    Josh Maxwell Year ago

    So true.....if all PC incompetent people I know would pay me 10$ an hour is have about......~750$ darn.....I could buy my self a new processor..... On second thought....I'd be happy if some of them would clear their browsing history prior to me coming over to take a look at their pc. Their pack of computer knowledge I can Del with. Their browsing history.....things that ruin friendships...

  • Georgi Geeksky
    Georgi Geeksky Year ago

    But it is true.. Now i study computer science but when i was a geeky teen back then my friends know this and i become a free service that can fix anything and they will brag about why it takes so much time..

  • TheCyborgCast
    TheCyborgCast Year ago

    This is why I won't fix my father's internet cafe computers the hassle of installing and fixing that I don't know. I take COMPUTER SCIENCE much of the subject is about coding then fixing computers.

  • Jester Azazel
    Jester Azazel Year ago

    When a computer is well over that 5 year mark, so you explain that it won't get faster and is worthless, then you find out one or more people told them the same damn thing, but they were hoping for a different answer.

    • Jester Azazel
      Jester Azazel Year ago

      My old ones run fine for basic tasks, but I don't need an oversized calculator/MP3 player. I have a phone for all that basic stuff.
      I also have a 7 or 8 year old phone. It works, but it's very impractical. I just kept it around to see how long before it entirely craps out on me. Haven't turned it on in months.

    • wholeNwon
      wholeNwon Year ago

      Mine are over 5 yo...some much over...and they run great for the usual basic tasks. Most people buy MUCH more computer than they ever use.

  • Loopy Soopy
    Loopy Soopy Year ago

    My brother is nerdist

  • Fred E
    Fred E Year ago

    Do you feel better?

  • Richard Joyce
    Richard Joyce Year ago

    Probably better to just talk to your friend (or hit him with something heavy untill it sinks in) rather than making a youtube video and ranting to the world, have you considered just charging him for future services and see if a financial cost may make him pay more attention to the problem or just start listening?

  • TheDerry Mackinnon

    Sorry but this is a terrible video

  • The Dank Lord Of The Sith

    My computer is 7 years old and it's still working good, I'm surprised it isn't super slow or smth

    • wholeNwon
      wholeNwon Year ago

      Right. Probably because you keep your HDD relatively clean.

  • James F
    James F Year ago

    My life as a nerd

  • This guy is Mr skeleton from steam

    Well it’s ME just looks like. I AM good at pc. I know those virus. And I have never download mellware (I guess I spell miss) cuz WHO NEED THAT? Want tool bar? Well I don’t care but. VIRUS word? Idk. If you like pc. Denver word is. Mailware ransomware. Some FREE something like free pay game you know. Ok I think it’s too long and if you read this (you is the guy who see this). May be you think (da hell is he saying). Yeah that’s right I’m fucking bad at TALKING and ENGLISH

  • Alex Tan
    Alex Tan Year ago

    exactly how i feel when im trying to help my friend on a computer issue. i was about 8 years old trying to teach my friend how to install a minecraft mod. took hours. Though this isn't hardware related, i had that same feeling when i was 8

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  • Fire107834
    Fire107834 Year ago

    I fix my own com. do I hate myself

  • JaySlay Animations

    Bruh this is me and my friend I always have to fix it.

  • oof man
    oof man Year ago

    I feel bad i am good to certain extent on pc but then i go on discord and ask dayz see rollin

  • Alex Deakins
    Alex Deakins Year ago

    Pc master race my ass. Pc’s gaming cost a fortune while I can just buy a Switch and a capture card for 490.99

  • *Mr. Crappy*
    *Mr. Crappy* Year ago +1

    What computer? Hehe.

  • Jason Oatman
    Jason Oatman Year ago

    I don't know how many times I have fixed, wiped and deleted toolbars. Can't count them on my fingers and toes. At first it was me fixing my own computer, than I branched out to fixing other computers.

  • Sam Wood
    Sam Wood Year ago

    T-the.. the horrors... "father and son play ball" "my little pony diapers" I do not want to fix computers for other people anymore

  • Kenna Da Rat
    Kenna Da Rat Year ago

    Wow this means my dad hates me... i wouldnt doubt it though, they forgot to use protection for me.

  • psovegeta
    psovegeta Year ago

    I used to do internet tech support for Comcast and had to deal with customers who thought their computer problems were internet problems. They sometimes literally think their computer IS the internet.
    Well on one call, I had a lady who asked me if we put pornography on her computer. I told her we don't put anything on your computer, we just supply a connection. That is all. She said she had porn ads and pop ups and web pages opening to porn sites while she tried to use her computer. I asked her if she had any teens in the house that use it. She said it was just her and her husband. I asked if she got the computer used. She said she got it from the store. I tried really hard to find reasonable explanations. Did she lend it to a friend. Any visitors or house guests but nope.
    I told her "I'm not saying it was your husband but if you have porn on your computer, its because someone is actively looking for porn".

  • Bootleg Bird
    Bootleg Bird Year ago

    *reads title*
    But my dad fixes my computer :(

  • Yeasty Yeastington

    I dont hate myself tho

  • pancakepuffball
    pancakepuffball Year ago

    I don’t rape him though

  • FennecTECH
    FennecTECH Year ago

    Computers devalue at aproximately the same speed as bananas SO TRUE

  • Cupsy Da Octo
    Cupsy Da Octo Year ago

    my dad says he loves me!

  • hunter of strength

    When you have 3 antivirus running

  • Butternut Crimplesnatch

    Boi what's the name of the music box at the beginning? My snow globe plays that song and I've been wondering what it is

  • Mathew Wang
    Mathew Wang Year ago

    As an IT specialist, this is funny because it's almost true

  • Frederick Dietz
    Frederick Dietz Year ago

    this is personal but it's so true.

  • Twitch Gp_War
    Twitch Gp_War Year ago

    My dad fixes my computer does that mean he hates me?

  • TheleagueofDawn&Hope Phone

    And then there is the possibility the virus can get past resetting and/or infect other computers on the net work your on.

  • Young Discord
    Young Discord Year ago

    I will only hate you if you don't listen to me and break it in the same way again. Pro tip: FUCKING LISTEN TO US, WE ARE TELLING YOU THINGS SO THAT YOU DON'T BREAK SHIT AGAIN

  • Faye Hyuga
    Faye Hyuga Year ago

    2 words, MY MUM

  • colonforsecs
    colonforsecs Year ago

    Very easy, wipe windows install linux. I installed ubuntu on a friend's machine in 2009 and he's been happy using it every day with no issues.

    • Salanto
      Salanto Year ago

      Kinda falls apart when they insist that they NEED Software X and they can't life with software X... most of the time it's Spotify and they scream at you when MS Office isn't magically working.

  • Boss Nation_01
    Boss Nation_01 Year ago

    why is this so true

  • Noah Quintana
    Noah Quintana Year ago

    Literally my brother and me, he built a gaming computer, but instead of doing the research himself to figure out which part he needs to upgrade or what he needs to do, to fix his own damn computer he comes to me, the only TECHIE in the house who knows anything about technology because everyone else in my house is too lazy to get off their asses and do a little research, which I have to do on a daily basis to make sure I'm prepared for my computers problems if I ever run into any, and because of me doing so much research it has caused me to have to fix everything Tech related in my house because the idiots wont do their own damn research to fix their own damn problems! Sorry about the yelling but being the only tech guy in the family gets really annoying, the internet exists for a reason guys I'm not trying to be a dick, but please please do some research to fix your own tech problems it puts a lot of less stress on the tech guys who have to fix your technology problems.