What is AGP Pro?

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AGP Pro was launched in 1998 as an AGP interface extension specification for advanced workstations. AGP Pro bus is a specification that provides a direct connection between the graphics adapter and memory. It has a larger slot, with more voltage pins for high-consumption 3D video cards. The AGP Pro is compatible with the previous versions of the AGP bus.

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What is the difference between ISA and PCI?

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ISA is an old technology that has been replaced by PCI, PCIe and so on. ISA slots are usually black, long and the gold contacts are large. PCI slots are light-colored, usually white, shorter and smaller.

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What is conventional PCI?

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PCI stands for Peripheral Component Interconnect. PCI is a parallel bus architecture developed in 1992 for desktop and server applications. PCI slots are provided for the Expansion Cards. Expansion cards like Graphics Card, TV Tuner Card, USB Card provide you more facilities.

PCI has evolved into several variations (PCI, PCI-X, PCMCIA, CardBus, CompactPCI, etc.), all parallel bus technologies, to meet the specific requirements of its many applications....

What is ISA?

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ISA stands for Industry Standard Architecture. ISA was introduced in 1981 as a type of bus used in PCs for adding expansion cards. ISA is one of the oldest forms of an expansion slot on a computers motherboard. ISA original 8-bit version.

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What is a Network Card?

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A network card also called Ethernet card, Network Adapter, Network Interface Card, or NIC. A network card acts as the interface between a computer and the rest of devices that forms the network. The purpose of the network card is to prepare, send, and control data on the network.


A network card usually has two indicator lights (LEDs):...

What types of Ethernet Card there are?

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Ethernet cards are also known as network interface cards or network adapters. Ethernet cards are available in several forms:

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What is the function of a Network Card?

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The primary function of a network interface card is to provide a physical link to a computer network. A network card is the physical interface between the computer and the network cable. It converts the data sent by the computer into a form which can be used by the network cable, transfers that data to another computer and controls the dataflow between the computer and cable.

This connection allows computers to communicate with servers, as well as other computers on the network. It also translates the data coming from the cable into bytes so that the computer’s CPU can read it....

How to Enable or Disable a Network Adapter?

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Network adapters can normally be enable or disabled through their software.  When a network connection suddenly stops functioning, disabling and re-enabling it can repair the problem.  Disabling an adapter provides a convenient alternative to installing and uninstalling it.

  1. Open Network Connections by clicking the Start button >Control Panel Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center > Manage network connections.
  2. Right-click the network adapter, and then do one of the following:
  • To disable the network adapter, select Disable.
  • To enable the network adapter, select Enable.

If you disable the adapter, you have to enable it again to connect to a network....