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Use a NIC and on-board to create an "internetted" network

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December 26, 2008 8:18:39 PM

I need to connect another PC to my home network but am 15m from the router, I can't lay more wires and am unwilling to shell out for a new router for this room. So is it possible to connect the unconnected computer to the connected computer computer (a distance of <2m) by adding a NIC to my connected computer (at least whilst the main PC is on)?
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December 27, 2008 12:02:04 PM

How is you main PC connected to the router? If it's a wired connection, just get a network switch. If it's wireless, you could use ICS but it's a pain in the ass to setup.

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January 4, 2009 4:06:09 PM

it is possible but i would recommend switch
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