2 Computers. 1 ISP

  J. I. 17:38 24 Nov 2004
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Is it possible to have 2 Computers in same household, which connect to seperate phone sockets using same ISP AND proceedures. USING IDENTICAL Log in details. (Dial up Modems being used)

  Stuartli 17:57 24 Nov 2004

You should be able to link the two computers up in LAN form (Windows 98SE upwards supports this as far as I can remember) and both can access the Internet - it will be slower if both are in use on dialup.

Here's some guidance:

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If you have XP it will be the host machine - details given in Help and Support.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 17:59 24 Nov 2004

Yes, providing they are not on the net at the same time.

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  J. I. 18:11 24 Nov 2004

Thanks to STUARTLI and GANDALF FOR REPLYS. Forgot to mention 1 Comp will be Upstairs and the other Downstairs. My system xp HOME. Therefore not able to connect by cable.

  Strawballs 01:16 26 Nov 2004

Connect wireless

  TomJerry 01:52 26 Nov 2004

you can get broadband for £17.99 a month even less, not much point to use dial up if only for economic reason

  J. I. 13:20 30 Nov 2004

Only just set up 2nd Comp today. GANDALF suggestion works fine. Ref Broadband. The cost is not great,though if you dont require it. No point being connected and exposed to the gremlins longer than need be.

  Stuartli 14:20 30 Nov 2004

You won't be exposed to any gremlins as you put it if the proper security precautions are undertaken...:-)

Many thousands of people are on broadband and their systems are usually switched on for very long periods.

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