Networking & Wireless forum

General discussion

Dual lan cards

by S.R.K. / June 26, 2005 4:03 PM PDT

I'm trying to put 2 lan cards into 1 computer so that I can get a second computer on the internet using DSL, with internet connection sharing, the card that's already in it is a linksys LNE 100 TX (v5)Fast Ethernet adapter. The card I'm trying to install is a D-Link DFE 530TX. I keep getting an IRQ conflict with the motherboard, can I change the setting? and if so How do I go about doing it???

Post a reply
Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Dual lan cards
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Dual lan cards
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
A few more details please...
by zematnet / June 26, 2005 5:50 PM PDT
In reply to: Dual lan cards

If you are using Win XP or Win 2000:

Go to CONTROL PANEL and then open SYSTEM. From there select the HARDWARE tab. Then select DEVICE MANAGER. From there you will be able to see your NICs. Select the NIC you want to configure and right-click it. Once the properties window has opened, go to the RESOURCES tab. You will see the IRQ setting there.

Collapse -
Why not. . .
by Coryphaeus / June 26, 2005 10:39 PM PDT
In reply to: Dual lan cards

get a router and eliminate the "custom" stuff? Modem -> router, router -> each PC.

Popular Forums
Computer Help 47,885 discussions
Computer Newbies 10,322 discussions
iPhones, iPods, & iPads 3,188 discussions
Security 30,333 discussions
TVs & Home Theaters 20,177 discussions
HDTV Picture Setting 1,932 discussions
Phones 15,713 discussions
Windows 7 6,210 discussions
Networking & Wireless 14,510 discussions

Tech for the school year

Smart tech for smart students

Forget the pencils and notebooks. Gear up your students with these portable and powerful note-taking machines.