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by cornontyne / November 5, 2004 2:08 AM PST

is my system ok for broadband?
1095mh processor, 240 memory and 9.54 gb

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Should be. Remember that BB is a
by Ray Harinec / November 5, 2004 2:21 AM PST
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serial function and your system works 32 bit parallel, thus the Network really doesn't put big demands on the computer.

Really should use the BB forum to get far more info.

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Re: broadband
by billzhills / November 5, 2004 2:29 AM PST
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Your system will be fine for broadband.

You will need a fire wall and full time
anit-virus applications.

Currently I am using Zone Alarm for a fire wall
and Norton Anti Virus. Avoid Norton Internet Security. Good application but resource hungry.

Others are sure to follow with their suggestions and advice. Go to this web site
Scroll down to link "ShieldsUP!. Steve Gibson has excellent articles on Internet security.


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Re: broadband
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / November 5, 2004 9:34 AM PST
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You didn't say, but you'll also need a network card which will connect from the broadband modem to your computer. Depending on whether you choose to use a wireless setup or a cable connection, you'll need to have that particular network card installed.

Hope this helps.


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Re: broadband
by cookrd1 / November 6, 2004 1:46 AM PST
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Yes, although you may need to add an ethernet card if you do not have one.

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