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How do I start my internet sharing at home with my othercomputer? Do I need any new h

Discussion in 'Networking' started by sfavel, Jan 27, 2002.

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  1. sfavel

    sfavel Thread Starter

    Jan 27, 2002
    I would like to know if I need any new hardware to set up an Internet share with my other home computer. If I do, what is it. Thanx:mad:
  2. walter929


    Dec 9, 2001
    If you want to share an Internet connection with another pc you will need some hardware, whether its a router, or a hub, or if you just want to network them you can use Window's Internet Connection Sharing and connect the two pcs by phoneline etc. Check out this website: homenethelp.com they explain networking and ICS to you, and its very helpful by defining what you need depending on your OS.
  3. esdxc37


    Nov 26, 2000
  4. Mithrilhall


    Mar 28, 2001
    Get your two NIC (Network cards) cards and a crossover cable if you have dial up.

    If using dial-up skip using Microsoft's ICS and do a search on http://www.google.com for Sygate. Look for their internet connection sharing program and download it. It should be a trial version so you can test it out. It's very simple to use.

    If you have high-speed get two NIC cards and a router (I prefer Linksys over Netgear) and report back here.
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