Easiest way to share the connection

Whats the easiest way to share yer internet connection
i have two machines..... one with ME and the other one with 98(not se) i've tried setting ICS up and failed.....
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  1. spend 30 or so dollars and get a router

    <i>It's always the one thing you never suspected.</i>
  2. .....or a switch.
  3. only if the ISP give you 2 IP's (which most consumer grade broadband ISP's don't)

    <i>It's always the one thing you never suspected.</i>
  4. My cable modem provider allows me to connect 2 machines through a 4 port switch. Both of the computers use DHCP and obtain different IP's. I do not pay anything extra.

    I know the switches use NAT, but I thought it was interesting to see that they allowed me to lease 2 IP's from their DHCP simultaneously.

    <font color=red>Now that I am running RAID 5 I find myself praying for a hard drive failure.</font color=red>
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