Linking Computers

  Tikka 11:31 26 Apr 06

I propse to link 2 computers (both W XP) using an Ethernet cable. However one computer utilises its ethernet socket to link to NTL Broadband. Is there a way round this or do I need another ethernet card.

I can if necessary just swop connections when I want to transfer data but would prefer to avoid this.

  Devil Fish 12:14 26 Apr 06

yes you would need another card swapping over is not quite that simple you would need to adjust tcp/ip settings ip address and so forth each time also you would need a crossover cable to direct link the 2 machines

it may be woth looking at cable routers prices are falling it would allow indepentant use of the intenet by each machine file printer sharing etc

i dont have ntl myself so someone who does maybe able to advise you better as to which router

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Nintendo Switch (Nintendo NX) release date, price, specs and preview trailer: Codename NX console…

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

8 things designers (and brands) need to know about the modern woman

How to speed up a slow Mac: 19 great tips to make an iMac, MacBook or Mac mini run faster | Speed…