How to Protect Your Computer During a Hurricane

How to protect your computer during a hurricane

  1. Back up your computer to removable media and take it with you.
  2. Shut down your electronics and remove the power cord.
  3. Unplug the ethernet cords to all connected devices because lightning surges can destroy network cards.
  4. Move computers on the floor to top of desk.
  5. Cover your computer with a plastic bag in case of window breakage.

What to do when you return

  1. Remove any plastic coverings you placed over your electronics.
  2. Check for water damage.
  3. Plug in cords to all devices.
  4. Turn on equipment starting with the peripheral devices and then computers last.
  5. Call Primary Computer Service for any recovery or water damage repair