Networking

  dowson 21:58 07 Nov 03
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Hi,
i'm running 4 computers on a shared broadband connection.
They were all fine untill they were turned off lastnight. (The broad band was also turned off 2)
I came to them this morning and now only one computer can get a connection.

Any help is greatly appreaciated.

  rowdy 22:04 07 Nov 03

Cable or ASDL?


Network setup


Router?


OS's and connection method

Then the good folk here will have something to work on.

rowdy

  dowson 22:12 07 Nov 03

cable (i think)
router yea, er......
don't mean to be funny but i'm not that up to scratch(begginer, lol).....
os all are on win2000
connection how do you mean?

Okay.....
i take the cable from the cable box and put it into the box which shares it into 4. Then obviously one cable to each machines ethernet card.

  A_World_Maker 22:19 07 Nov 03

Could it be that your ISP has 'enforced' its policy to not allow sharing of its connection? Some dont allow it you know? Matbe check on their website for any updates?

  A_World_Maker 22:19 07 Nov 03

Matbe=Maybe

  dowson 22:32 07 Nov 03

Would this have happend over night?, or would it have needed to be switched off for the settings to take affect?

  rowdy 22:36 07 Nov 03

I think you need to find out just what you have and report back. You should find a lot of detail on the ' boxes '.
Who is your ISP provider, your email address will give you a clue.

Is your 'Cable box' a modem or set top box that came with cable TV.

rowdy

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