Network setup?


I have an 10/100 octopuss 8 port hub.

How do I connect 6 computers in the same room together to share files , share a modem connection to the internet and play games over the lan?

All machines are the same configuration.


This question was answered on January 30, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

In my opinion, you should consider making on of your machines into a server and setup internet connection sharing and create shares on each machine in order to share files I should warn you that six computers sharing a dial-up connect wll be extremly slow.

To play LAN games, as long as all the machine are on the same network it should work fine.

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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on January 30, 2004