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I have a cable internet connection and want to share it with my three pcs all having windows xp , I have three cat5 cables and a 5- port switch , my broadband modem is a motorola surfboardsb 5100 usbcable modem, I tried to connect all of my pcs but not success , I run a set of setting a home network from my windows xp cd but not successful in that I don’t know how to configure it please help me out .


You should be able to run any one PC at time using a switch. Hubs may only work for connecting multiple computers together. I have a 4 port router, this Linux box, the old Mac, and phone all get along fine leaving the last port for guests.

Phone? Yeah, Vonage, $27.25 a month for full featured local service and unlimited US long distance.

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