Service Rep:  Sir, something has burned within your power supply.

Customer:     I bet that there is some command that I can put into
              the AUTOEXEC.BAT that will take care of this.

Service Rep:  There is nothing that software can do to help you with
	                    this problem.

Customer:     I know that there is something that I can put in...
              some command... maybe it should go into the

              [After a few minutes of going round and round]

Service Rep:  Okay, I am not supposed to tell anyone this but there
              is a hidden command in some versions of DOS that you
              can use.  I want you to edit your AUTOEXEC.BAT and add
              the last line as C:DOSNOSMOKE and reboot your

              [Customer does this]

Customer:     It is still smoking.

Service Rep:  I guess you'll need to call Microsoft and ask them for
              a patch for the NOSMOKE.EXE.

              [The customer then hung up. We thought that we had
              heard the last of this guy but NO... he calls back
              four hours later]

Service Rep:  Hello Sir, how is your computer?

Customer:     I called Microsoft and they said that my power supply
              is incompatible with their NOSMOKE.EXE and that I need
              to get a new one.  I was wondering, where can I get it
              done and how much it will cost..

Contributed by: Carson Bloomberg (from RHF)

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