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Song Parodies -> "I Only Want The Thing To Boot"

Original Song Title:

"I Only Want To Be With You"

Original Performer:

The Tourists

Parody Song Title:

"I Only Want The Thing To Boot"

Parody Written by:

Phil Alexander

The Lyrics

I don't know what it is that made my PC die
I only know it makes me really want to cry
It's called 'Klez' or something
What can it be?
Ever since that email it's infected me
Now my PC's kaputt
I only want the thing to boot

Not only is a virus there called Lissajou
I think I've picked up Nimda and Melissa, too
McAfee is helpless, it's been a while
I never could download that anti-virus file
Though chances are minute
I only want the thing to boot

In HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
\Software\Microsoft
\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Ten viruses - I'm stuffed!

Do they want money?
I just want my PC back to work again
This constant virus-cleaning is a total pain
Restarted Windows
In DOS - what a feat
Just so I could get this bloody file to delete
A three-fingered salute
I only want the thing to boot

In HKEY_CURRENT_USER
\Software\Microsoft
\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Ten viruses - I'm stuffed!

It isn't funny!
In Outlook email viruses are everywhere
As long as I keep using Outlook, best beware
I even found something
The "Slapper" worm
According to McAfee that's a Linux germ
My PC must be screwed
I only want the thing to boot
Oh no matter, I'll chuck it down the chute
I only, I only, I only, I only,
I only want the thing to boot

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Pacing: 4.9
How Funny: 5.0
Overall Rating: 4.9

Total Votes: 19

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Michael Pacholek - February 19, 2003 - Report this comment
As they say in Brooklyn, "Poifect scoaw, pal! Ya done good." Though they are the hand that feeds this site, potshots at computers are always welcome: "I have discovered the computer's god: It's an Old Testament god, with lots of rules and no mercy." -- Joseph Campbell, religion and mythology expert
Birg - February 20, 2004 - Report this comment
EXCELLENT Phil.Love this!! :-D
Johnny D - February 20, 2004 - Report this comment
Phil, this is brilliant! Three 5's with a three-fingered-salute (Ctrl-Alt-Del) !
coolchick_21 - June 15, 2005 - Report this comment
Love this song! I think the "registry verses" are especially creative! :-D
ISTA - August 20, 2007 - Report this comment
I feel your pain. This whole thing could be a marketing ploy for Vista, but I think you've got that covered pretty good. 555

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