Cable modem....do I connect via usb or ethernet ?

  [DELETED] 17:20 28 Jan 2003
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I am about to install my cable modem. I have a choice of usb or ethernet card. Which should I choose ? NTL recommends using usb as its simpler but is this the most effective method ?

Your oppinions would be appreciated

Chris

  [DELETED] 17:23 28 Jan 2003

USB is prown to problems ethernet is faster 4 online games and downloads is simple to install if u have a nete#work card and is not incompatible with stupid drivers

  BRYNIT 17:30 28 Jan 2003

I agree less problems with ethernet

  [DELETED] 17:32 28 Jan 2003

From what i've seen on here some find one or the other better so it's different experiences. I've got mine connected to an ethernet, as more did prefer it than USB

  [DELETED] 17:36 28 Jan 2003

Same question yesterday - same answer - click here

  [DELETED] 17:36 28 Jan 2003

I had problems with ntl BB (it turned out the activaton code sent to my set top had failed 3 times) so I spoke to several ntl techies and they all said go ethernet if you have it for reliability and performance.
So I did and I have a spare USB port.

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