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#1 triband

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Posted 10 April 2010 - 10:17 PM

I have a switch hub, then i have two pc's when i connect the internet modem to the switch, then when i connect the 2 pc's to the switch, all is ok..then i use the internet to the both pc's...it is not working..

my question is how can i use the internet to the 2 pc's..

here is the scenario.... if the one computer A have an internet, the computer B don't have internet..then if the Computer B have an internet, the COmputer A don't have..(VICE-VERSA)..

what i need to do...for the computer a and computer b, have both an internet at the same time...

thank you... :thumbsup:

Edited by elise025, 11 April 2010 - 08:23 AM.
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Posted 10 April 2010 - 11:03 PM

The problem with switches is they do not automatically assign you an IP address needed for each computer to work properly, so that each has its own identity when accessing the web. Both are trying to occupy the same IP address at the same time causing an IP conflict.

You are better off getting a router which assigns each computer its on host IP address from a list of available IPs, from its LAN TCP/IP list, which starts off with a basic IP like 192.168.1.1 and assigns each computer a subnet of 192.168.1.2------ 192.168.1.3 ect.

Then it is devided up into packets and sent out onto the initiual IP address assigned by your ISP.

By setting the router up with DHCP the IP numbers are automatically leased as needed for each computer and there is no need for user configuration each time a connection is attempted by one or both of the computers at the same time.

Edited by MrBruce1959, 10 April 2010 - 11:10 PM.

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