Pretty lights!

A network adapter card can contain one or more status lights. Which of these might describe the purpose of a NIC status light (pick two)?

A) Network traffic activity

B) Bad or corrupted network traffic

C) Operating system version

D) The speed of the network

E) The blinky lights are integrated into the latest version of Guitar Hero

The answer: A) Network traffic activity and D) The speed of the network

Network card status light colors can identify the speed of a network connection or the activity on the network.

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