Hello Kit, >I am rebuilding and need to know if I can use a PCI bus motherboard and >the ISA bus Ethernet card. Many PCI motherboards have at least one ISA slot on them, in which case you can. There may be other considerations, especially if the ISA slot shares an IRQ with one of the PCI slots -- on some motherboards such an arrangement disallows usage of the PCI slot that is shared when a card is in the shared ISA slot. If your motherboard does not have an ISA slot, then no, unfortunately, you can't use any ISA cards. >Also whether the PCI VGA Palette Snoop has to do with anything besides >VGA. I don't know what MPEG ISA cards are so I don't know whether to turn >it on for the ISA NIC or not. Here is some information on VGA Palette Snoop from http://www.pcguide.com/ref/mbsys/bios/set/pciSnoop-c.html }}The VGA "palette" is the set of colors that are in use by the video card when it is in 256-color mode. Since there are thousands of colors and only }}256 can be used in that mode, a palette containing the current colors }}is used. Some special VGA cards, high-end hardware MPEG decoders etc. }}need to be able to look at the video card's VGA palette to determine what colors are currently in use. Enabling this feature turns on this palette "snoop". }} }}This option is only very rarely needed. It should be left at "Disabled" unless a video device specifically requires the setting enabled upon installation. I hope that helps. Ron - Users can unsubscribe from this list by sending email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface at http://web.tampabay.rr.com/spider1/24hrsupport.htm.