can i fit 2 ethernet cards

  zebbydog 18:03 22 Feb 2005
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in the same pc 1 for my ntl broadband and the other to connect 2 pc's together with a cross over cable to transfere data, or would this cause a conflict

  spikeychris 18:51 22 Feb 2005

There wouldn't be any conflicts - these are two different network connections and they can work side by side.

  FelixTCat 19:03 22 Feb 2005

For not much more than the price of a second network card you could get a simple router so that both computers can access the internet independently as well as transfer data.

  howard60 21:43 22 Feb 2005

when I was on ntl I had 2 nics in the pc 1 for the ntl connection and the other for the crossover cable. This worked very well.

  Chezdez 00:49 23 Feb 2005

i'd do as felix says, that way your main PC won't need to be on for the other two to work

get a modem/router/4 port switch, and do it all through that, they only cost about £30 or so for a cheap one, £50 for a decent home user one

  zebbydog 08:50 23 Feb 2005

for your response will fit another card as i don't want the other pc to use the internet

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