Every year, lightning hits our network and destroys hundreds of dollars of equipment. This is a church and we have three buildings with cat5 cable running between them. I guess that's what the lightning strikes and it sometimes cascades through switches and routers to destroy actual PC's or sometimes knock out the network cards.
What is the solution to this? The buildings are close enough for wireless but how would I get the bandwidth we need?
I agree with micropc1 that surge protection is the way forward for the computers, but UPS's for the switches may be more money than you want to spend. APC do a range of ProtectNet products here:
When you try to share a printer , you may receive one of the following error messages.
Error message when you use the Add Printer Wizard to share a printer:
Windows could not share your printer. Operation could not be completed (Error 0x000006…
This tutorial will walk an individual through locating and launching the BEUtility application to properly change the service account username and\or password in situation where it may be necessary or where the password has been inadvertently change…