100MBPS USB CONNECTOR OR INTERNAL 54 MB?

  [email protected] 17:51 15 Feb 2007
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I have a laptop with an internal 54mbps card, I have been given a new usb connector at 100mbps would I be better plugging that into the laptop or will it confuse things?
Am I right in thinking it will only affect up/downloads between the laptop and pc whichare networked and not effect the broadband connection speed? Thanks

  STREETWORK 19:18 15 Feb 2007

The speed of the card/adapter is irrelevant as it would be governed by the actual signal strength of the connection. Using the USB one will not interfere with the card as long as the card has been disabled. You can do this from device manager...

  [email protected] 20:02 15 Feb 2007

The signal strength is excellent and at 100 mbps how would I disbale the card- thanks for your help!

  STREETWORK 20:21 15 Feb 2007

Open control panel, then double click the 'system' icon, select the hardware tab and then device manager. Find the network card here, right click it and then properties select disable from the bottom of the window...

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