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Old 01-08-05, 09:12 PM
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Home networking Question

I have been trying to read up a bit on home networking & have a question.
When they are talking about a Network interface card that an ethernet cable plugs into, is that different than the ethernet card that my cable modem goes to? Right now I have a router & 2 computers sharing internet & would like to explore file sharing. Thanks, Mike
 
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Old 01-08-05, 09:40 PM
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should be the same thing, as long as your cable modem uses a nic and not the usb.
 
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Old 01-09-05, 08:02 AM
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If you already have 2 compters hooked into the router and are sharing internet, you're essentially networked already.

Just put the 2 machines in the same workgroup, set permissions, and you're good.

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