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5093Re: [fhctech] Inventory of FHC Computers

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  • Gary Templeman
    Jun 2, 2003
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      You will find the inventory request, along with attachments for the
      instructions and the necessary software, on the unit email account at
      webmail.ldsmail.net, so if the director does not check that account
      regularly he/she may not know about it yet.

      I know the stake clerks for computers have recently received a couple of
      directives asking them to make sure there is no unlicensed software on any
      of the computers in the stake. The inventory software the Church is sending
      will make a report of both hardware and software, so part of the reason may
      be to make sure we are "clean".

      Gary Templeman

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: <blhewitt7@...>
      To: <fhctech@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Monday, June 02, 2003 6:31 AM
      Subject: RE: [fhctech] Inventory of FHC Computers

      > I haven't heard of a request for an inventory of FHC computers from SLC,
      > but that doesn't mean our director hasn't received it and already taken
      > care of it. I know that the ward administrative computers (i.e. ward
      > clerk computers) are periodically inventoried for a couple of purposes.
      > 1. To make sure that the computers meet minimum specifications for
      > administrative computers.
      > 2. To help the stakes keep track of potiential problems (i.e. diskspace
      > getting low). The asst. stake clerk can usually request this report.
      > The information that I got when I last made a request for our report was:
      > - CPU Type
      > - CPU Speed
      > - OS Version
      > - HD capacity / Free
      > - RAM
      > The thing I found that was missing was info on the CD-ROM. I still had
      > a couple of systems that didn't have CD-ROMs that I didn't know about.
      > (Hadn't been out to those units yet - 50mile/90mile drive type of thing).
      > What I think could possibly be going on is an upgrade to Family Search
      > that may take advantage of Windows and possibly the network. Our FHC
      > directory shared with me a letter that indicated that all FHC's are
      > supposed to get internet either this year or next and that the stakes
      > are supposed to make sure that it is funded either by usage fees,
      > or budget. I know that the general authorities are very anxious to make
      > sure that we quit duplicating ordinances in the temple and this may be
      > part of that drive.
      > Brian Hewitt - Minneapolis, MN FHC
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