One PC, two networks question

Heeter

Overclocked Like A Mother
Joined
8 Jul 2002
Messages
2,732
Hi all,

I have one XP workstation here. It is not connected to the Active Directory network here in the office. It has it's own modem and router to the outside world.

I would like to add another network card to it, issue an IP address from the network DHCP so it can browse a few network folders. I plan not to issue a DNS address on the second network card so it cannot get on the internet.

The goal: Browse network folders, while using the original network card for internet connection. Folders will be read only from this PC.

Can this be accomplished?

Thanks

Heeter
 
If it's not assigned a gateway IP then yes. I have done this before with a wifi and wired connection on a laptop.

There may be another way but that how I fixed my issue (at the time my internet was down so I used a "Free wifi" but wanted access to my LAN still).
 
Awesome, Thanks AM.

I will forge ahead with this. It isn't a gateway.


Heeter
 

Members online

No members online now.

Latest profile posts

Also Hi EP and people. I found this place again while looking through a oooollllllldddd backup. I have filled over 10TB and was looking at my collection of antiques. Any bids on the 500Mhz Win 95 fix?
Any of the SP crew still out there?
Xie wrote on Electronic Punk's profile.
Impressed you have kept this alive this long EP! So many sites have come and gone. :(

Just did some crude math and I apparently joined almost 18yrs ago, how is that possible???
hello peeps... is been some time since i last came here.
Electronic Punk wrote on Sazar's profile.
Rest in peace my friend, been trying to find you and finally did in the worst way imaginable.

Forum statistics

Threads
62,015
Messages
673,494
Members
5,618
Latest member
bilatibay11
Back