even sillier cable modem sharing question....

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by bleedink, Jul 2, 2002.

  1. bleedink

    bleedink Guest

    heres an even sillier question but here it goes. id like to share a cable modem connection btw 2 computers...ez enuf...heres the catch...one is is relatively new the other isnt so new and doesnt have a network card...do i have any other options...the other comp does have a usb port...is there a way to share btw those? I have a cable modem that only supports ethernet b/c i have linerunner on there as well...im trying to get out of this on the cheap and dont wanna invest in a router unless ab neccessary...thanks!!!
     
  2. Bman

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    im pretty sure that older computer would need a network card!!

    (correct me if im wrong)
     
  3. Iceman

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    I would buy a network card for it myself, shoot they are less than 15 bucks. ;)

    :cool:
     
  4. [CpK]Bastid

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    got my nic at compusa 9.99dollars....how much cheaper u want?
     
  5. Bman

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    bleedink....iceman38 is right!

    i hope your not that cheap!! :) :(
     
  6. vdubVR6

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    There is a linksys router that has a usb port, now if its used for the internet i dont know.:cool:
     
  7. vdubVR6

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    but you would be better off using a network card, i would think.
     
  8. Bman

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    who here uses the rogers network card?
     
  9. Black_Pride

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    network card would be the best way to go and the cheapest. but there is a ethernet to usb adapter for networking made by linksys. i have used it successfully in the past but its like 30 bucks i think.

    you decide which is best for you