Homeplugs help

  Shutt1e 11:40 17 Jul 2006
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can homeplugs work ithout a outer e.g plugging into the network card thx

  mgmcc 12:30 17 Jul 2006

Homeplugs are an alternative way to network two or more computers. It is quite possible to network computers without internet involvement, so there is no requirement to have a router in the system.

Personally, I would always go with conventional networking methods unless there is a specific reason why this is not possible.

  Shutt1e 21:36 18 Jul 2006

i may go and try again with wireless as before i tried setting it up with a usb modem and then found out you needed a router so i may go back and try that is the set up hard at all

  Tim1964 00:39 19 Jul 2006

I have a combination of all 3. Desktop wired to router, Lappy wireless to router and PS2 in son's room connected by 'homeplug to router(too far for the wireless signal/didn't want to pay for a wireless bridge).

You may spot the common item here, a router. It adds to the intial setup cost but is much more flexible to add more PCs or a console etc at a later date.

One piece of advice for any setup is the acronym .......RTFI...... :D

I believe that a lot of the problems posted here could be solved easily if only users would Read The ***** Instructions.

Good luck

  Shutt1e 13:44 19 Jul 2006

ok thx ill go for a router and then for wireless

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