Probable lightning damage to an Intel E1000 networkcard / 2020-05-01

2020-05-01 Probable lightning damage to an Intel E1000 networkcard 3 weeks ago
Today I noticed weird problems with the network in a desktop computer. It kept losing packets on the local network, with other computers in the same switch having no problems. In the end I switched to a different networkcard in the same computer to get rid of the problem. And that solved the problem.

The most probable reason is a lightning storm that came very close yesterday evening.

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