Broadcom 440x 10/100 Integrated Controller

  Paul-has-more-of-a-clue...:@) 23:06 03 Mar 06
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Whats one of them then, and what does it do?
Just surfin round the lappy and come across it, so what's it's purpose.
Cheers all

  ade.h 23:10 03 Mar 06

That's you Ethernet LAN (Local Area Network) port.

10/100 refers to the speeds available in Mbits per sec.

  ade.h 23:12 03 Mar 06

Should have added that it uses an RJ45 Ethenet cable to connect to another PC or a router. Crossover cables are required if connecting directly to another PC, which makes an ad-hoc network.

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