Internet access for my laptop and desktop

  Jake-264668 22:12 17 Nov 03
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I have internet access at home via my ntl set top box. I would like to be able to set up my laptop so that I can do the same at home without having to take cables out of my desktop to connect to my laptop. Is it possible to buy a connector that allows permanent access to my desktop and that I can plug into whenever I need to use my laptop?

  madPentium 22:43 17 Nov 03

You only have one lead basically from your ntl box. I believe you can choose usb or ethernet. Which one do you currently use?

  Eagie 08:08 18 Nov 03

You could always network the two computers together to use the same internet connection. If they already have ethernet connnectors, all you'll need is a crossover cable - if not you'll need a network card too.

I leave my network cable plugged into my desktop so when I want to use the laptop on line I just have to connect it.

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