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Thread: ethernet card - for ADSL??




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    hey folks.

    i just bought myself a new PC. the mobo, a gigabyte (details here: http://tw.giga-byte.com/MotherBoard/...-8IG1000MK.htm ) has an o/b Intel ethernet card was advertised by the shop as "ADSL ready".
    now i'm told i have to get a seperate card to be able to connect to ADSL.

    was i had? did i just misunderstand??
    clarifications apprecaited!
    Thanks
    Sn

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    what usually happens is a DSL modem (external) is used; the phone line goes into the modem, then it transfers information to your computer through a cat5 ethernet network cable. this goes into your network card, unless you have a router or part of a computer network.
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    Thanks Thoric!

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