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Preperation for FIOS?

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OK well to give you some information I live in bucks county which is about 30 mins from center city Philadelphia. Today I called verizon because in a blink I would dump comcast 6mbps for FIOS 15mbps :) So anyhow they told me its not available in my area yet but the tech guessed it around 2 months. My question is. What do I have to do to prepare for FIOS? ex. get a new NIC card?  Run any wires? Do I need a new MB? hehe any comments would be great! Thanks all.

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1. You may want to run a new CAD5/6 from the NID(Verzion's Network Interface Device) to where you want your router.  This will save the installer some time, and they only go in the attic if it has a floor and lighting.  Otherwise they will wrap the house with the cable.

2.  I have heard that you have to have enough ram to operate something like XP.

3.  I have also heard that some customer's have had older NIC cards that do not work with this network.

Good luck,

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