Re: NTL Broadband

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Colin Bearfield, Jul 21, 2003.

  1. I just wanted to say that I did get a Linksys router for Christmas and
    I've never regretted it.

    Best wishes

    Colin

    On Mon, 30 Dec 2002 22:47:53 GMT, why?
    <fgrirp*sgc@VAINY!Qznq.fpvragvfg.pbz> wrote:

    >On Mon, 30 Dec 2002 21:39:50 -0000, The Enigma wrote:
    >
    >>I have many computers that i want to connect to the net but unable, why? I
    >>have a 5 port switch with the uplink port connected to my cable box. I have

    >
    >Get a router (most are 4 ports) it's far easier and use and the switch
    >is connected to the router for the remaining PCs.
    >
    >You can't / should not be able to connect the switch to the CM.
    >Something IIRC with NTL has to bee seen as the MAC address of the
    >registered NIC. This can either be the registered NIC or a router
    >spoofing (pretending) to be the registered NIC.
    >
    >>tried using two network cards, doesn't work. The only thing i haven't tried

    >
    >It does. One NIC the registered one is connected to the CM, the other
    >NIC is connected to the switch and that PC runs connection sharing
    >software Wingate / Sygate sort of thing (even a hub off the 2nd NIC
    >works with sharing software)
    >
    >>is a router. Can i setup windows 2000 server to act as a router?

    >
    >Yes, but that PC would have to be on all the time for the connection to
    >work even for 1 other PC to connect.. Get a router (most are 4 ports,
    >there were some 1 port , since you have 5 port switch) it's far easier
    >and use the switch connected to the router for the remaining PCs. The
    >router is connected to the CM and stays on all the time while the PCs
    >on/off as needed.
    >
    >NTL user forums
    >http://www.nthellworld.com/
    >
    >NTL try FAQs
    >http://www.ntlworld.com/
    >
    >NTL info
    >http://homepage.ntlworld.com/robin.d.h.walker/cmtips/techsupp.html
    >
    >Sharing
    >http://www.practicallynetworked.com/sharing/
    >
    >Windows Networking
    >http://www.wown.com/
    >
    >Networking Links
    >http://www.by-users.co.uk/
    >
    >Me
    Colin Bearfield, Jul 21, 2003
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