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What is PXE?

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Answered 2011-05-17 02:11:29

PXE (Preboot eXecution Environment) is a method for diskless booting over a network. Using PXE, a computer without a hard drive can boot into an operating system. PXE is also used for installing an operating system onto multiple computers at the same time.

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What the use of MAC address if you have IP address?

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