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By rpvish2004 ·
1)what is diffrence between winnt and windows 2000
2)how switch controls traffic ? and how hub makes
traffics?

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by BFilmFan In reply to diffrence between

Differences between Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000:

http://www.demandtech.com/FAQsGeneralNT.htm

(There are about 10 Articles in TechRepublic also)

How LAN swtiches work:
http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/473/lan-switch-cisco.shtml
(Note with animation)

Another even more basic tutorial on LAN technology:
http://computer.howstuffworks.com/lan-switch2.htm

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by awfernald In reply to diffrence between

For the difference between winnt and w2k, please follow the link from Bfilm.

For the difference between how a switch and a hub handle traffic, basically think of a hub as a single street that has only one lane, has two way of traffic, and only one person can be on it at a time.

For a switch (we'll say a 24 port switch), you can have up to 12 one lane streets, two way traffic on each, and only one person can be on it at a atime.

So... for a switch, you can handle a lot more traffic than a hub. Also, since most switches now have router capabilities, you can also use switches to "segment" your network into more manageable traffic sizes, whereas everyone connected via a hub shares that same bandwidth with everyone else.

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by OTL In reply to diffrence between

Like the answers above except for the WinNT and Windows 2000.

WinNT was built for progammers, GUI almost not allowed.

Win 2000 was built for home and computer illeterate, GUI interface for the progamming dumb.

Don't get me wrong I like my new work XP (Xtra Perverted) system, it works on my home system without changing any settings. But I liked the control I had with Win ME and below.

For Switch and Hub, see above. Bottom line is Switch optimizes and Hub shares the bandwidth wiether it is being used or not.

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