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Poor Margaret. She was only trying to install Windows 95. Caption this image! What do you think happened? Submit your most hilarious captions in the comment section below and be in the running to win a MakeUseOf t-shirt! That’s all it takes, and there can only be one winner. So start submitting!

Congratulations to dragonmouth and his winning caption, “I don’t care if the network response time IS slow, Margaret. Try to look like you’re doing SOMETHING!”

  1. Just
    September 17, 2013 at 3:52 pm

    Ok it is time to leave Gates alone, Linux doesn't have an activation code.

  2. Rafael Kireyev
    September 7, 2013 at 8:13 am

    Alas, poor Yorick! He never knew the charm of a tablet.

  3. Dany B
    September 6, 2013 at 2:23 am

    Are you still waiting on that Inactive Proces to take less process to do something.

  4. Eric N
    September 5, 2013 at 7:58 am

    I guess those web crawlers finally got to him

  5. artdoll
    September 5, 2013 at 4:10 am

    "...if you are having difficulty with any other function, press tech support #109, for English tech support press 109a, . For all other problems please hold. You are now number 2,981 in line....
    Please continue to hold ....

  6. Yvonne D
    September 5, 2013 at 12:53 am

    Sooo...that data entry position has been filled...How fast can you file?

  7. Druv B
    September 4, 2013 at 8:01 am

    "Computers always lie about loading time...
    And after all this time, it still says ' Windows is starting for the first time, please wait...'"

  8. Faizal Hakimi
    September 4, 2013 at 3:52 am

    It takes forever loading this WEB-site!

  9. Tiago R
    September 3, 2013 at 10:48 pm

    "the NSA must have confused him for a terrorist!!"

  10. Robert G
    September 3, 2013 at 9:26 pm

    Now that's what I call a Service Pack!!!

  11. Floortje Bellefleur
    September 3, 2013 at 9:22 pm

    Should have gone to Specsaver...

  12. Mary Katherine Watson
    September 3, 2013 at 8:39 pm

    I told you to defrag first!!!

  13. Nikhil D
    September 3, 2013 at 6:26 pm

    I told you to stop using that 56k modem. This isn't 1995 anymore.

  14. Mike Busby
    September 3, 2013 at 5:45 pm

    When I said 'web' Margaret, I didn't think you'd be here THAT long!!!

  15. Mike Busby
    September 3, 2013 at 5:45 pm

    Dead slow is putting it a bit mildly, don't you think?!!!

  16. Mike Busby
    September 3, 2013 at 5:43 pm

    Could've been worse, Margaret! It could've been Windows ME!!

  17. Mike Busby
    September 3, 2013 at 5:41 pm

    OMG!!! You were a size 16 when you started, Margaret! Sure hadn't heard of the Win 95 diet!!!

  18. Mike Busby
    September 3, 2013 at 5:38 pm

    Still on dial-up I see!!!

  19. Sagar K
    September 3, 2013 at 4:56 pm

    "I told you MakeUseOf is addictive!"

  20. Sean Skidd
    September 3, 2013 at 4:41 pm

    The girls in accounting *said* you were a spinster, but this is ridiculous!

  21. Paul G
    September 3, 2013 at 4:01 pm

    I see you've encountered the Web of Death!

    Told you not to listen to that video, it's cursed!

  22. Joe
    September 3, 2013 at 3:20 pm

    I won't have you bringing some young girl in for supper! By candlelight, I suppose, in the cheap, erotic fashion of young men with cheap, erotic minds!

  23. Abhineet Tamrakar
    September 3, 2013 at 3:05 pm

    Now who's going to cook dinner ?

  24. Joao Carlos
    September 3, 2013 at 2:59 pm

    C'mon. Just click "Ok to continue"...

  25. Kacey S
    September 3, 2013 at 2:52 pm

    If only we had purchased a Mac...

  26. Tomasz J
    September 3, 2013 at 2:35 pm

    A very long configuration process...

  27. linda
    September 3, 2013 at 2:06 pm

    just waiting for the updates

  28. Sonesh L
    September 3, 2013 at 1:46 pm

    Hacking Spiderman

  29. Susan Matheny
    September 3, 2013 at 1:23 pm

    Doomed Humans To The Computer Age, 2020

  30. Bob Tominey
    September 3, 2013 at 11:26 am

    "You said "Right after this level of Candy Chrush"

  31. Deborah Stinson
    September 3, 2013 at 10:20 am

    How long ago was the Research Department eliminated?

  32. Francois B
    September 3, 2013 at 9:53 am

    You're not getting overtime for this report!

  33. Radu B
    September 3, 2013 at 9:04 am

    Exhibitionists love Windows

  34. RakeshSingh
    September 3, 2013 at 8:39 am

    "All I said is, while there is work: stay at your desk; Maybe I should have said, while there is work && it is during work hours: stay at your desk;"

  35. Tasneem Hameed
    September 3, 2013 at 8:22 am

    The new www.

  36. pgwolv
    September 3, 2013 at 8:13 am

    ...la dippyduppy dull la roop uttyroopy la goorigan gook aya gittygangool
    arup cha cha adippydappydill... You've been spinning for 726500667:08:58

  37. Bibek Gurung
    September 3, 2013 at 7:06 am

    watching "How I Met Your Mother" to find out who's their mother really is!

  38. ?????? ?
    September 3, 2013 at 6:59 am

    1 minute to download, 1 minute to donload....

  39. Taha B
    September 3, 2013 at 6:05 am

    "Internet Explorer ?!"

  40. venkatakrishna kalyanam
    September 3, 2013 at 6:04 am

    An error occurred while Displaying the previous Error...

  41. Vs V
    September 3, 2013 at 4:20 am

    Must have opened the new makeuseof website!

  42. peter braithwaite
    September 3, 2013 at 4:17 am

    i thought you said you were computer literate

  43. Dinesh Kumar
    September 3, 2013 at 3:59 am

    Damn ! Download is still incomplete.

  44. Cecelia Griffiths
    September 3, 2013 at 3:44 am

    Have you tried rebooting?

  45. K.i. M
    September 3, 2013 at 3:34 am

    Now will you cancel your account on AOL??

  46. Bob Russell
    September 3, 2013 at 2:50 am

    Still waiting for the notice you won the T-Shirt from MUO?

  47. Ashwin S
    September 3, 2013 at 2:29 am

    Installation process of Windows 95 in as tough as spider net.

  48. atulya
    September 3, 2013 at 2:19 am

    In 5000 A. D. "Wow! Eureka! Amazing", I have found the solid Evidence of social media addiction, which is exist on this earth from 21St Century."

  49. Naoman
    September 3, 2013 at 2:15 am

    Extreme Programming

  50. tim
    September 3, 2013 at 1:09 am

    i told you not to download that Web App. . .

  51. Stephen T
    September 3, 2013 at 1:03 am

    I warned you Dial-up was so slow it would be the death of you

  52. David M
    September 3, 2013 at 12:45 am

    I finally fixed all the bugs on Microsoft Windows...too bad it's Windows 3.1!

  53. Bryan M
    September 3, 2013 at 12:30 am

    "You were the one that wanted to wait for everyone to get IPv6."

  54. Richard K
    September 3, 2013 at 12:17 am

    On Happy Computer.

  55. Leigh Foster
    September 2, 2013 at 11:55 pm

    You are scared to death to use the "web" cam huh?

  56. HY Kok
    September 2, 2013 at 11:44 pm

    The best web browser for Windows 95

  57. Michael
    September 2, 2013 at 11:37 pm

    Still using dial-up?

  58. Susan
    September 2, 2013 at 11:27 pm

    Dude! Cobol?

  59. Noddy
    September 2, 2013 at 11:23 pm

    Cnt-alt-delete darlin', cnt- alt-delete.

  60. dragonmouth
    September 2, 2013 at 11:19 pm

    I don't care if the network response time IS slow, Margaret. Try to look like you're doing SOMETHING!

  61. Betty Cheung
    September 2, 2013 at 11:11 pm

    "Do Not hit the back button while the computer is installing"

  62. Umit Y
    September 2, 2013 at 10:46 pm

    HMMMMM! A death woman and a Windows 95 installed PC... I think the killer wants to remind us of Microsoft's EOL date for Windows 95, December 31, 2002.

  63. Nazmul Kabir
    September 2, 2013 at 10:46 pm

    I can't get up! My FB feeds are not stopping!!!

  64. jackew
    September 2, 2013 at 10:44 pm

    Now you know why Apple says, "The computer for the rest of us"!

  65. Daniel M
    September 2, 2013 at 10:35 pm

    How are you still updating facebook??

  66. Luke
    September 2, 2013 at 10:29 pm

    You just couldn't stop playing candy crush, could you.

  67. Nathaniel A. de Pano
    September 2, 2013 at 10:22 pm
  68. Nathaniel A. de Panoe
    September 2, 2013 at 10:22 pm

    Still using DSL, huh?

  69. Mike
    September 2, 2013 at 10:22 pm

    I guess it's time to upgrade...

  70. Krasen I
    September 2, 2013 at 9:54 pm

    Damn this video loads forever...

  71. David Ross
    September 2, 2013 at 9:51 pm

    Whatever you do, DON'T call tech support! Ask the 9 year-old down the street for help.

  72. Mara G
    September 2, 2013 at 9:46 pm

    I told you dial-up wasn't going to work.

  73. Michael Tucker
    September 2, 2013 at 9:42 pm

    I guess I should have been clearer when I said "Go on the Web".....

  74. Ben M
    September 2, 2013 at 9:35 pm

    Virus' really eat me up!

  75. Rynard Moore
    September 2, 2013 at 9:25 pm

    I see you're still waiting for Windows 98 to shut down...

  76. Edwin
    September 2, 2013 at 9:24 pm

    Waiting for Windows to update taking a bit too long?

  77. David Hoerger
    September 2, 2013 at 9:24 pm

    I think you've waited long enough for Zuckerberg to 'friend' you!

  78. Leo
    September 2, 2013 at 9:24 pm

    Take the rest of the day off... things are pretty dead around here!

  79. Alan Fortune
    September 2, 2013 at 9:23 pm

    Internet running slow again?

  80. Boyd
    September 2, 2013 at 9:22 pm

    Spiderware took its toll I guess

  81. Erik Nelson
    September 2, 2013 at 9:12 pm

    You've been surfing the web for too long. Now the web is surfing you.

  82. Tom W
    September 2, 2013 at 9:08 pm

    "Now Bob, being dead is no excuse for a missed deadline. I expect the project to be completed by lunchtime."

  83. Tim
    September 2, 2013 at 9:04 pm

    AH..YEA..Do you have those TPS Reports??

  84. Aaron Wickham
    September 2, 2013 at 9:02 pm

    When I said "Wait for it to turn back on" I should have specified...

  85. Bob D
    September 2, 2013 at 9:00 pm

    Has the network been down long ?

  86. Danny
    September 2, 2013 at 8:59 pm

    Code was compiling...

  87. Michelle W
    September 2, 2013 at 8:57 pm

    I know they said overtime is required but this is too much!!

  88. Adeem B
    September 2, 2013 at 8:57 pm

    Told you Windows 95 is Ice Age. Are you satisfied now?

  89. Tanner Little
    September 2, 2013 at 8:54 pm

    Maybe it's time to switch to Chrome.

  90. Christoph Heldt
    September 2, 2013 at 8:53 pm

    14.4k

  91. Paul
    September 2, 2013 at 8:53 pm

    Cleaning Grandma's computer again.

  92. Todd Sims
    September 2, 2013 at 8:53 pm

    The end of the internet!

  93. Paul Harris
    September 2, 2013 at 8:50 pm

    " I told you that computer would kill you. "

  94. Lou
    September 2, 2013 at 8:49 pm

    Project specs changed again?

  95. Tim
    September 2, 2013 at 8:48 pm

    Don't blame me. You're the one who said "can you download the Internet onto this floppy?"

  96. Lori M
    September 2, 2013 at 8:45 pm

    I told you not to use Clearwire for your ISP. You wait FOREVER!

  97. George Wallace
    September 2, 2013 at 8:45 pm

    Meanwhile, whilst waiting for Windows Vista to install updates...

  98. Pauly
    September 2, 2013 at 8:45 pm

    Please - 640K RAM ought to be enough for anyone. Now quit whining and finish that spreadsheet.

  99. jevvv
    September 2, 2013 at 8:44 pm

    The Committee are still waiting for the edits on the document you promised Bob

  100. michael orlen
    September 2, 2013 at 8:43 pm

    Bob, death is no excuse for a lack of productivity. Just look at Elvis.

  101. Kenneth T
    September 2, 2013 at 8:42 pm

    Did you caut a virus again?

  102. Don Robbins
    September 2, 2013 at 8:42 pm

    Why are you still using a modem to download from the internet

  103. Hitesh K
    September 2, 2013 at 8:42 pm

    So, aliens did gave us the computer technology.

  104. Marcos Barbosa
    September 2, 2013 at 8:42 pm

    "Still trying compile Linux in a 486?"

  105. Diana Wilcox
    September 2, 2013 at 8:39 pm

    been waiting long for your break?

  106. Stefano R
    September 2, 2013 at 8:38 pm

    "Damn, I'll have to update all his social media pages with his new "status""

  107. Joel W.
    September 2, 2013 at 8:37 pm

    I warned you about the blue screen of death!

  108. Zachary Huff
    September 2, 2013 at 8:36 pm

    Still waiting for sims 4

  109. marquis
    September 2, 2013 at 8:35 pm

    "See I told you not to use Internet explorer"

  110. Sab Edwards
    September 2, 2013 at 8:35 pm

    dial up, a game killer every time

  111. Jan F
    September 2, 2013 at 8:35 pm

    Press any key to continue...

  112. Lloyd Britches
    September 2, 2013 at 8:34 pm

    Stop going to Subway for lunch, Jared!

  113. scott
    September 2, 2013 at 8:34 pm

    i am bored to death of these meme

  114. Sab Edwards
    September 2, 2013 at 8:34 pm

    dial, a game killer every time

  115. Greg Svanas
    September 2, 2013 at 8:33 pm

    Very funny, Son, but I still say dial-up internet is fast enough.

  116. Bill
    September 2, 2013 at 8:32 pm

    I *told* you that direct deposit from Nigeria wasn't happening!

  117. Aaron
    September 2, 2013 at 8:32 pm

    Bob was the last person on the Static Content team.

  118. Brian R
    September 2, 2013 at 8:32 pm

    Still trying to explain Windows to your grandmother I see

  119. Eibert D
    September 2, 2013 at 8:32 pm

    I know you like your "makeuseof" T-shirt, but can I please have it now?

  120. Jake Smithula
    September 2, 2013 at 8:31 pm

    Did that movie finish rendering yet?

  121. Aaron
    September 2, 2013 at 8:31 pm

    Bob was the last person on the Static Content team.

  122. Shawn
    September 2, 2013 at 8:31 pm

    I warned him to NEVER download an image of the "Lost Arch"

  123. rubberman
    September 2, 2013 at 8:17 pm

    I thought you just made a mistake when you said '180 minutes per word'...

  124. Robert Thompson
    September 2, 2013 at 8:15 pm

    I told you not to try to upgrade from Windows 95 to Vista.

  125. Aaron
    September 2, 2013 at 8:13 pm

    Someone call Microsoft. We're gonna need another tech.

  126. Dave Ward
    September 2, 2013 at 8:09 pm

    Now do your believe me about the face melting guitar solos on youtube!

  127. Marco van Burgsteden
    September 2, 2013 at 8:03 pm

    Maybe you took 'This process can take a few minutes' too lliteraly...

  128. Bill D
    September 2, 2013 at 7:57 pm

    Still waiting on that upgrade to your Verizon Android Device?

  129. Christopher
    September 2, 2013 at 7:50 pm

    Death by Internet Explorer.

  130. Howard B
    September 2, 2013 at 7:48 pm

    "I told you installing Windows 95 from floppies would take forever!"

    • Anne.M.Kenyon
      September 4, 2013 at 12:00 am

      No, of course dialup isn't slow to load. I mean really, it isn,t. What makes you ask anyway?

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