internal modem on a desktop PC to a PCMCIA on a laptop?
My next door neighbour has a PC running Windows ME on a PAYG dialup account. He has just bought a laptop (running XP) and wants to connect them together using a router. All the routers I have seen say "Cable/DSL" So I guess an internal analogue modem cannot be connected to a router?
I suppose his best bet is to install his PAYG account on the laptop separately and just plug the phone line in as and when he needs to use it.
That, of course, means he can't sit in the garden (or anywhere else in his house that doesn't have a phone connection) with his laptop and logon to the internet, which defeats the object of a laptop.
Thanks Guys. All info passed on. As we have NTL cable running down our street, (I'm on NTL Broadband) I am trying to persuade him to go for BB. He tells me his last phone bill (including internet access) for the last quarter was less than £5!!!
If that is true, then personally, I don't see any point in him being on the internet at all.
It's all down to him now.
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