BT Broadband Generic Router Setup

  BBez 17:51 21 Mar 05
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Hi, my friend has 3 computers that he want's to share his broadband connection over. He has the "generic" BT Broadband router which only has 1 USB Port and 1 Ethernet Port...

Setting his own PC as the PC with the main connection, can i let the other 2 PC's access the Broadband connection..?

First i'm thinking, do i connect his PC via USB port and the other 2 PC's through the switch and will BT's router auto configure this or do i connect a 4 port switch into the router and connect the 3 PC's into the switch...

any help tnx in advance...

  spikeychris 19:59 21 Mar 05

Are you going wireless or hard wired? You don't need a switch, a hub would suffice.

  BBez 20:42 21 Mar 05

no, just gonna hardwire it, mentioned a switch as i have a 10 porter lying in cupboard doing nothinhg that he could have... thanks

  BBez 08:07 22 Mar 05

would the BT BB router autoconfigure this if all PC's are through the switch..? tnx

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