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Beginners Guides: Internet Connection Sharing

Beginners Guides: Internet Connection Sharing - PCSTATS
Abstract: Internet sharing is essential if you have more than one PC in your house, and getting it to work isn't that hard once you know what steps to follow.
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External Mfg. Website: PCstats.com Apr 26 2004   Mike Dowler  
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Setting up the client computers in your network

Before any other configuration takes place, we should go through the procedures for configuring the client computers (that is, the computers who are intended to access the internet, but are not directly connected to the DSL or cable modem). This procedure is pretty painless and essentially the same for all methods of Internet connection sharing, so let's do it now.

What we going to do is make sure now that all of the computers on the home network are set up to receive information from the router. To do this, the network adaptor in each computer connected to the router must be set to 'obtain an IP address automatically'.

For Windows XP systems, go to start > control panel > network and Internet connections > network settings.

Right click the connection and hit 'properties',

Then highlight TCP-IP settings and hit the 'properties' button

Select the 'obtain an IP address automatically' and 'obtain a DNS server automatically' options.

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Contents of Article: PCstats.com
 Pg 1.  Beginners Guides: Internet Connection Sharing
 Pg 2.  Internet Connection Sharing
 Pg 3.  — Setting up the client computers in your network
 Pg 4.  Windows 2000/98SE Client Computers
 Pg 5.  Setting up a cable/DSL home router
 Pg 6.  Configuring Router WAN Options
 Pg 7.  Configuring DHCP for Internet Sharing
 Pg 8.  Windows XP/2000 Internet sharing
 Pg 9.  Setting up ICS on Windows 98SE
 Pg 10.  Setting up ICS - Win98SE con't
 Pg 11.  Internet connection sharing - WinME

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