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Windows 7: Understanding "Cat" meaning when using Ethernet Cable.

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03 Feb 2016   #11

Windows 10

Ethernet provides several advantages. Itís typically quicker and more trusted than todayís finest Wi-Fi routers and itís generally less expensive.
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03 Feb 2016   #12
Lady Fitzgerald


Were you aware you were responding to a year and a half old thread?
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03 Feb 2016   #13

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by RonWesley View Post
Ethernet provides several advantages. Itís typically quicker and more trusted than todayís finest Wi-Fi routers and itís generally less expensive.
Aye, an old thread though in terms of bandwidth... wireless is kind of getting ahead of traditional copper wired cabling it seems...

Interesting video despite the cheesy-ness of it

Josh :)
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21 Nov 2018   #14

Win 7 Ult 64-bit

"cat" means some people's cats chew through cable. if they chew 5 wires, it's CAT 5. If they chew through only 4 wires, it's CAT 4, etc.
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