A caller, perplexed that his new desktop computer--the one that was supposed to do everything short of bringing on world peace - was doing nothing, cried out for help.
No problem, the IBM technician said.
First, open a "window" to launch a specific program.
The conversation continued, and the caller asked a few moments later if it might be all right to close the window.
Why, the IBM technician asked.
Because, the caller responded, it was getting very chilly.