Setting Up Broadband Network

  GuZ><0r 01:31 24 Dec 2005
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I have Tiscali 1mb broadband and I want to network my two computers via a cable and accessing the internet through one of them. They are both running Xp Pro Sp2, and I would like the second computer to be able to access the internet throught the other one as I don't have a router. I would also like file sharing. Does anybody know of a good guide that will help me to do this or if it will cause any problems.

Thanks

  GuZ><0r 11:37 24 Dec 2005

Just bringing to the top

  GuZ><0r 18:21 24 Dec 2005

Bringing to the top!!!!!

  MrMoz 21:19 24 Dec 2005

Don't know any tutorials but if they both have network cards connect them using a crossover cable (ask your Computer shop) then use the network setup wizard. You shouldn't have too much trouble.

  GuZ><0r 21:39 24 Dec 2005

I have once tried to set-up a network between the computers but it did not work for some reason. The computers could not find each other. But I will try again.

  MrMoz 21:43 24 Dec 2005

Make sure you're using a crossover cbale not a network cable.

  GuZ><0r 21:44 24 Dec 2005

Thanks. That couyld be why I think. I'm not certain on what cable it is.

  Strawballs 22:43 24 Dec 2005

Run the network setup wizard on both machines and follow instructions and don't forget that the one with the internet connection will need to be left on for the other one to connect and yes make sure it is a cross over cable it makes a big difference

  Stuartli 09:35 25 Dec 2005

Don't forget XP's Help and Support...:-)

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