Hi guys, i am currently going to buy a Router to share my DSL connection. But i just found out that a switch can do same job what i want, and the switch is like $50 cheaper than a router. so i am just wondering there is any differences between a router and a switch.
thanks for your reply.
well since many good 4 port routers are selling for about 50.00 that would mean you can get free switches.. anyway with only a switch you will need a way to give each computer\nic its own IP ( a router does this as part of its hardware)
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Thanks guys, so can i share my dsl connection with another computer by using a single crossover cable?? i mean without a router and a switch. One is Windows XP, and another one is Windows ME. Both of them have 2 different Network Cards installed. (4 different NIC totally )