I read all the good stuff in PC advisor and thought I understood this but.......
I want to network 3 PC's at home, wired and wireless, and have them share a broadband link.
The plan was to take BT broadband which comes witht a free modem and connect this to a Linksys router/WAP. (the wireless-G one)
All this loooked OK until I found that the modem only had a USB connector out to the LAN/PC side and the router wanted a ethernet connector in from the modem.
Is there any way of translating the USB into an ethernet plug?
Don't want to have to buy another modem (they are almost as much as the router/WAP) but BT only want to sell their own networking kit and I don't want to use that. ADSL modems with ethernet output don't seem very common - only one on the DABS site for instance.
Am I missing something here? Anyone got any experience/advice/ideas on this?