connecting 2 computers

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sueb_51

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Hi there!! Both of my daughters have their own computers at home. We have dial-up isp. I was reading some of the threads here and was wondering what the hardware is called that would enable both of them to be online at the same time. Is this possible?? and if so is it expensive. thanx
 

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Sharing dial-up will be painfully slow. If you really must, an Ethernet card in each computer (assuming they don't already have Ethernet), and a crossover cable is what is required. The computer that has the dial-up connection will have to be configured with ICS, and it will also have to be on to allow the other computer to connect.
 

sueb_51

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ok so how do i go about both of them being able to be online at the same time?? would internet through cable work??
 

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I believe DirecTV has internet service. Not sure about DISH.
 
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