Question about D-Link DES 3226 (DES-3226) 24x10/100 Mbps Networking Switch
I recommend replacing the switch as well. Sometimes you can get those switches to limp along for a while longer, but they can also cause additional damage to the network attached devices as well down the road.
Don't take the chance, and replace the whole thing. I wouldn't say that Cisco is the only brand that i would recommend. 3COM and others still make quality switches. Also, your replacement dependson your needs as well, as some people need managed switches and others do not.
Honestly, if what you had before worked well, I would replace it with the same thing. Additionally, make sure you're using a UPS device on this as well to prevent surge damage.
Also, as a side note. When this device shorted out, were there devices connected to it or was everything unplugged? If there were other devices connected, they too can be damages, although they don't always show signs of damage at first. Be sure to check them out as soon as you get the new switch installed and connected.
Posted on Dec 31, 2008
Where is the short circuit? usually you cant fix a short unless it is in the power switch itself.i would sugest trashing it and replacing it. i always stick with cisco brand but there are other god ones. check pc world and cnet reviews on switches and routers. cost you more to repair than replace.
Posted on Dec 31, 2008
a 6ya Technician can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Technician (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Dec 02, 2013 | Televison & Video
Aug 24, 2013 | JVC Audio Players & Recorders
Mar 24, 2011 | Samsung DVD-P345 DVD Player
Mar 03, 2011 | Pioneer DVR-520H DVD Recorder
Feb 02, 2011 | Computers & Internet
Nov 17, 2010 | Samsung HP-R4252 42 in. Plasma HDTV
Jul 11, 2010 | Panasonic CT-36HX42 36" TV
Jan 12, 2010 | Sony Cell Phones
Aug 23, 2009 | HP Pavilion dv1000 Notebook
Jan 05, 2009 | Disney DTD1363-CAR 13" TV/DVD
Jan 23, 2018 | Advance Computers & Internet
220 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: