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A NIC is a Network Iterface Card. Usually installed so a computer can log onto a network or use High speed internet. You can get these as internal devices ad PCI cards or externally as USB. If you go the SB route all ou have to do is plug it in, install the drivers and you're good to go. If you get an internal PCI card. You have to physically open up the case and install it (which is quite easy) and once again install some software. Either way they both come with pretty easy to follow instructions if you get lost or confused.
If you would like some suggestions as to which one to buy, just message me back and tell me where you live.
Ciza

Posted on Oct 30, 2008

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