Describe How to Configure a NIC and a Modem

A network interface card (NIC) is required to connect to the Internet. The NIC may come preinstalled, or you may have to purchase one. In rare cases, you may need to update the NIC drivei. You can use the driver disc that comes with the motherboard or adapter card, or you can supply a driver that you downloaded from the manufacturer.

After the NIC and the driver have been installed, you can connect the computer to the network.

In addition to installing a NIC, you may need to install a modem to connect to the Internet. After completing this section, you will meet these objectives:

■ Install or update a NIC driver.

■ Attach the computer to an existing network.

■ Describe the installation of a modem.

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  • Fosco
    How to configure modem and nic?
    6 months ago

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