add on p.c. and how to connect together

  pinnicat 22:01 18 Oct 2004

come friday we will be adding a new system in our daughters bedroom and wish to connect her system and ours upto our current internet connection, but leave us in comtrol downstairs.
What do we need to buy and how easy is this?
thanks as ever.

  JonnyTub 22:04 18 Oct 2004

this might help click here

  easyrider 22:06 18 Oct 2004

What do you mean by leave you in control downstairs? Also a bit more info on operating systems and how you connect would be helpful.

  JonnyTub 22:08 18 Oct 2004

and if you want to see what she's upto in real time click here

  pinnicat 22:21 18 Oct 2004

ok. basically, both systems will be on XP sp2.

We are after putting in a router but have no idea what we need to get or if we can install it ourselves.
Plus, can we disconnect her internet connection from the main pc?

  pinnicat 23:07 18 Oct 2004


  howard60 07:21 19 Oct 2004

you need to decide if you want cable between the 2 pcs or wireless. You could have a peer to peer system such as the new idea that works through your mains wiring. If you just connect your pc to the net and use internet connection sharing then the 2nd pc can only connect when you have the main pc switched on.

  easyrider 18:46 24 Dec 2004

Are you still looking for answers or if this is resolved please tick.

  pinnicat 22:56 24 Dec 2004

we have suspended play for the mo' but if you have any info please post. otherwise i will mark it resolved and get back another time.

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