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NTL broadband, using another cptr.

  anniesboy68 19:03 05 Feb 2004

Is it possible to disconnect my existing broadband connection with my main cptr [on ethernet] and plug in another cptr and use it for a while, say, to download updates,etc. I do not want to go to the expense of wireless networking. And can one purchase extensions for ethernet leads??

  anniesboy68 15:18 06 Feb 2004

Wak. is that the ethernet cable or the main very thick lead from outside

  anniesboy68 15:19 06 Feb 2004

Les2.... Thanks.

  anniesboy68 15:48 06 Feb 2004

OK so far. Will I upset any settings relating to my main computer if I take the ethernet cable out, and plug in the cable from the second cptr. Excuse what seems a simple question, as I do not want any problems here or with NTL.

  anniesboy68 15:57 06 Feb 2004

No, the link wasn't there when I posted, will look now Thanx

  anniesboy68 16:08 06 Feb 2004

Bela thanks have read and more or less understood, can be done. Incidentally, how do you get those bits and pieces over your name?

  anniesboy68 16:19 06 Feb 2004

SEASHANTY I do not want to go to that trouble just for a few minutes every so often to download updates etc. Thanks for the input though. The link earlier in the post says it can be done however.

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