APC Back-UPS ES 500 ReviewPosted on 2005-11-06 01:49:42 by LSDsmurf
Some of you will be satisfied to stop right here knowing that you are now protected. For those of you looking for a little more control over how the UPS reacts during a power outage, grab your RJ to USB cable and plug the RJ end into the UPS and the USB end into your PC. Running Windows XP SP2 the APC Back-UPS ES 500 was found and installed automatically. For once, Plug & Pray actually seemed to work as Micro$oft intended. As a repair technician by trade, however, I distrust things that seem too easy, but pulling up Power Options in the OS showed everything was indeed working correctly and I didn't even need the driver installation disc.
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