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
For Windows XP
systems, go to start > control panel > network and Internet
connections > network settings.
Right click the connection and hit 'properties',