A system that is tanked is a system rendered largely or completely inoperable, usually as a result of a single action.

Example 1: “Wow, that update we installed completely tanked the machine.”

Example 2: “Yeah, I tried reconfiguring the wireless for AES and it tanked the access point.”

About The Angry Technician

The Angry Technician is an experienced IT professional in the UK education sector. Normally found in various states of annoyance on his blog. All views are those of his imaginary pet dog, Howard.

One response to “Tanked”

  1. Domino says :

    I prefer “Fuxxorred”

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