Before starting I just wanted to mention I am completely unfamiliar with anything that has to do with Networking. Our current computer has Earthlink DSL (1.5 MBit) Service and is running Windows XP. After finding the need to place another seperate computer in my mother's room directly next to mine (or rather behind me) we are attempting to figure out how to share the same connection. Though I have used the search function to try and solve my problem, I get myself lost in the conversation very easily.
Is there any way you could provide a STEP BY STEP instruction of how to hook up a networking device to share Earthlink's DSL?. Would this cost us ANY extra money in our bill?. Would we be able to be on the internet at the very same time?.
And better yet, with your instructions, please provide us an exact router we would buy for the process. Because we live around New Orleans there aren't many computer places open so our only option would be Walmart.
Thank you in advance for answering any questions. Much appreciated.
Edit: Just to note, both computers are Desktops. No laptops or anything.
Edited by Whitesugar, 25 February 2006 - 04:29 PM.