2 Vista PCs beside each other how do I share the internet?TIA
Need some more informationIs broadband via cable or phone lineDo you have a router or only a modem Is modem USB type or Ethernet
Only a Cable Modem and it's ethernet.regardsLisa
You need to install a cable /dsl routers go to this site Click wireless networking on left hand side than wireless routers than sorted by price low to high will show all the wireless routers for a cable systemclick here?Personal I would use the D-Link 54Mbps Wireless Broadband Routerclick hereOr this one. Check this posting click hereBuffalo Wireless-G 125Mbps High Speed Broadband Routerclick here
Not Wireless. I don't see the point in installing wireless cards in the computers as they are about 5 feet or so away from each other.
You do not have to use the wireless system just disable it in the router and just use the Ethernet router
Or you can use a D-Link 5 Port 10/100 Unmanaged Ethernet Switchclick here
Take a read on this siteDifferences Between an Ethernet Switch and a Broadband Routerclick here
thanks router it is.
I'll probably be back asking for set up help.
This Will HelpCable Modem to Router Set UpMost domestic cable ISPs have the cable modem configured to recognize only one client computer by the MAC address of its network interface.Once the cable modem has learnt the MAC address of the first computer that talks to it, it will not respond to another MAC address in any way.Thus if you swap one PC for another PC or a router, the new router will not work with the cable modem, because the router has a different MAC address to the PC.You need to power off the Cable Modem, Router, and the Computer,Connect the Cable modem to the router via the Ethernet port to the router wan port connect a second Ethernet cable from port 1 on the router to the lan card on the computer.(IMPORTANT: - You must wait for the server to release the Mac address)Wait 30 minutesPower on the cable modem, once it has rebooted and gone fully online all indicator lights settled down,Power on the router and wait until has fully rebooted.Power on the computer and wait until it is fully rebootedYou should now able to access the router via the browserTake a read of the router manual first before trying to set up router
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