usb ethernet help please

  thehoss 13:45 24 Feb 2008
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Hi

I have a laptop and unfortunately my ethernet port in the back of it has broke.

I am considering getting a usb ethernet adaptor instead of shelling out a good bit of money to fix the original port.

My question is will the usb ethernet adaptor be slower than my original built in ethernet port??

i dont really want to lose too much speed.

thanks

  brundle 14:34 24 Feb 2008

If your laptop has USB2 ports there'll be no difference in speed.

  thehoss 14:40 24 Feb 2008

yeah my usb ports are 2.0.

excellent stuff.

thanks for your help.

ill purchase a fast ethernet adaptor then,anyway thanks again.

  thehoss 14:45 24 Feb 2008

one last thing

the ethernet port in my laptop was a gigabit port
that wont make a difference not being there as it all depends on my internet speed anyway doesnt it?

  brundle 17:09 24 Feb 2008

No, no difference.

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