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What is a Xircom Card?

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Hi

This is a very simple question im sure,so the points aint too high. First one that answers with a decent answer gets the points.

What is a Xircom Card? What does it allow me to do on a Compaq Laptop? I aint no hardware person, thats why i prefer asking...

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Xircom is name of the manufaturer . Tjis company is now taken over by Intel . They where into networking  products .

By Xircom Card you probably mean a network PCMCIA card from Xircom . On your laptop you can use it for interconnecting your laptop to a LAN network . It can be any other card , so you need to find more details .
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IT could also be a modem !!
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Yep, xircom is just a brand.  They make PCMCIA networking cards and modems. They were one of the first to not use dongle.
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thanks guys, increased the points to share between the two of you
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