setting up home network?

  dfghjkl 21:59 14 Jun 2005
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hello all,i have 3 pc,s running off a Zyxel router,mine and two others for my kids,i have ntl 2meg broadband.the problem is that it is slower than if i just connect the modem to my pc,now i realise that my speed will be reduced if all pc,s are online,the trouble is mine is still slower even if the other 2 are turned off.i have it set up like this.the cable comes into the modem then that go,s to the router then the 3 pc,s connect to the router.
my pc has a second lan socket (gigabit)can i connect the modem to my pc then connect the second lan to the router?if i do this will i have to have my pc on?or can i not do it at all?any help please.thanks,peter.

  woodt 22:05 14 Jun 2005

Your setup is ok but try the network forum for more expert advise

  dfghjkl 22:47 14 Jun 2005

thanks,i have now.i did not see it at first.

  dfghjkl 20:49 15 Jun 2005

i have posted in the network forum but have had no answers so i will let it run on here for a while.
thanks,peter.

  dfghjkl 20:36 16 Jun 2005

bump

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