Linking up computers in the home

  DF2005 14:38 04 Jul 2005

Just got a new pc and after unwrapping the shiny box I started to wonder what the process is for linking up to the old one.
Two main issues.
1. After looking on knowledge sites none of the info is actually a step by step (idiots guide) description of the process.
2. How do I get the new PC hooked up to my broadband connection. Currently with Bulldog via a router.
Can anyone help?

  TomJerry 15:24 04 Jul 2005

Your new PC should have Lan/Ethernet/Network port. Just get a Cat 5e network cable. One end to your PC's Lan port, another end to your one port in your router. Cat 5e cable is very cheap and can be bought in many place including Maplin.

If your new toy has no lan port, you need to follow the following steps (1) Kick yourself becuase you forgot about this (2) Phone the PC seller and ask why an crap PC is sold to you. (3) Get a network adapot (cost under £5) and fit yourself.

  SANTOS7 15:28 04 Jul 2005

click here
step by step guide lots of good pictures too, hope this helps,good luck........

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