12 Struggles Of Being The Only Tech Savvy Person In Your Family

*drags self into the trash.* Do your family a favor and upgrade to Windows 10 for free.

1. When your parents can’t remember their password and expect you to remember it for them.

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“I just can’t keep all this stuff straight.”
“Dad, your password is John1953.”

2. Watching them type a URL into the search box.

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3. When you get stuck on a 25-minute tech support call when you have better things to do with your time.

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4. Getting blamed when the computer doesn’t “work right” after you fixed it.

5. When they need the computer to run faster for their “games.”

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6. Having to reset the router any time and every time someone has a problem with the internet.

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7. When desktop “shortcuts” cease to be a shortcut to find anything.

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8. Three words: Two. Finger. Typing.

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9. When the toolbars get out of hand:

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10. Watching someone in your family solve a problem in a highly inefficient way.

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11. Coming home to find…The List.

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12. When “the secret” to your wisdom is not a secret at all:

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And finally, when they ignore the “Get Windows 10” app. It only makes your life easier if you get the free upgrade!

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