My SBS backups are failing. Media messages.

I can’t backup.Something about media  or it starts a backup and bombs along the way. I start with the basics. We currently use usb drives to back up for the most part. Can you see the usb drive from My Computer? Yes is good. No means you need to power down the usb drive, check the connections on the usb cable and power it back up. If it still does not appear try plugging it in to your laptop. Yes you see it. How much free space does it have? How many backups is the server supposed to save to … Continue reading My SBS backups are failing. Media messages.

I can’t print. Tales of tcpip printing with some RDP fun.

I can’t print. Tales of tcpip printing. I have recently had calls about I cannot print. The first was a peer to peer I cannot print. I visit and I cannot ping the printer based on the printer tcpip port properties. Is the printer plugged in to the network? Yes for one and no for another.  What is the ip? How is the printer getting its ip? What is doing dhcp? So the first account had a router serving up ips starting at 1. They had about 10 workstations. Printer was hanging out at .5 with a static ip. Ip … Continue reading I can’t print. Tales of tcpip printing with some RDP fun.