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ICS between two computers using hub or switch

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October 7, 2013 10:31:35 PM

i have win7 computer , winXP computer and ADSL modem . how to share internet between two computers using hub or switch
October 8, 2013 7:05:56 AM

How many LAN ports does your ADSL modem have?
If there are more than 2 LAN ports, you don't need a switch or a hub.
Usually, ADSL modems have 4 LAN ports.

You can connect each computer to those LAN ports using ethernet cables and the ADSL modem should do all the job.
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October 8, 2013 9:09:57 AM

If your ADSL modem has more than 1 RJ45 plug on the back, then it also incorporates router functionality. You do not need anything else.

If it only has 1 RJ45 port on the back, you need a router, not a switch.
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