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Contest! Help Desk Technicians, Be Recognized

Online contest to honor the hard work of the desktop support person.

In honor of the February availability of the Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician, Microsoft's newest title for desktop administrators and help desk support pros, MCP Magazine is running an essay contest. In 500 words or less, tell us your stories of heroism or horror about your work as a desktop administrator or help desk support person.

The most compelling story, as judged and verified by the editors, will be awarded the Grand Prize—one copy of each of the following titles:

Grand Prize retail value is US$415. Five runner-up prizes will receive one copy among the books listed above.

To enter the contest, send your submission to mdomingo@101com.com as a plain-text message. (Messages with attachments will be deleted!). The subject line of your message should be "Help Desk Contest," and your story must be between 200 and 500 words. Include your name, address, title, and company you work for (for the purposes of this contest, the winner and runners-up must allow their names and location to be published). Hurry! Submissions should be mailed by February 6, 2004.

We'll announce and publish winner and runner-up stories online in mid-February. (Special thanks to Addison-Wesley, Sams, and Sybex for furnishing the prizes.)

About the Author

Michael Domingo has held several positions at 1105 Media, and is currently the editor in chief of Visual Studio Magazine.

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