Users can't share broadband.

  mattab 09:38 20 Jan 2006
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Hi I feel pretty stupid about this but here goes. I have broadband on my pc. The service was set up using my user account on our home pc. I can access broadband but three other family members can't. They have their own user accounts but every time they try to go on-line they get a "Forbidden, you were denied by access control list" I have tried to follow microsoft website instructions, but they only seem to be relevent if you are using multiple computers. This should be so simple. 4 user settings on the same pc wanting to use broadband. Thanks.

  CLONNEN 10:05 20 Jan 2006

Should be something in the setup of your broadband router that lets you set specific Usernames which are allowed access to the router's facilities (including internet).

Make sure all users have their usernames on this list.

On my Netgear router I have to Login to the routers webpage at click here

  CLONNEN 10:14 20 Jan 2006

Are their User accounts different to yours at all?

Is yours an Administrator account and theirs Limited accounts?

  CLONNEN 10:24 20 Jan 2006

The only other thing I can think of is that maybe your ISP only allows access through the User Account that you originally signed up to them with.

If this is the case you need to use a router instead of a modem to enable multiple users.

  mattab 10:36 20 Jan 2006

Thanks CLONNEN I'll try all of your suggestions.

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