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by paulv95123 / May 15, 2006 8:40 PM PDT

I am now officially desperate! My ISP (Telstra Satellite/ISDN) is not interested in me being able to network my internet connection! After being shunted to 4 different operators (all of whom knew nothing of, or cared about, my dilemma) I eventually found out that, yes, I could network my internet connection if I wanted to part with $900 big ones..When I eventually stopped laughing I told them I would decline their kind offer and look elsewhere for a solution. (If there is anyone out there who wants to blow Teslta up, please do so with my blessing!) DON'T TAKE THIS THE WRONG WAY I REALLY DON'T WANT TO BLOW THEM UP, JUST SEE THEM FADE AWAY TO A NON ENTITY WOULD SUFFICE!

OK what I have is a Telstra Bigpond Satellite/ISDN Service...It use a Direcway satellite modem to download and a Telstra NT1 Plus II modem to upload via a landline that has been split into two different bandwiths/frequencies so I can still use my phone at the same time.

What I want do is to be able to network my internet connection wirelessly (I have purchased a TP-Link router and a wireless ethernet card for my second PC, but unfortunately the router only has a USB outlet and a 25 pin data port which I have no idea as to what it does?) I need to either get a router with an ethernet outlet (RJ45?) or some way of adapting the USB (B end) output from my existing router to a RJ45 (Ethernet) connection (I am still not sure this would work because I think there would probably be a conflict with the upload signals on the landline, although I could use both lines?, with both PC's trying to uplaod simultaneously, or if I found out what the 25 pin data port did?...hmmm?

Anyway, if that don't confuse you I can't think of anything else that would! lol HHHHHEEEEEELLLLLPPPPP please?

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by paulv95123 / May 15, 2006 8:47 PM PDT

Sorry forgot to add my puters details:

I have a 2.4Ghz PentiumIV with 512MB DDR Memory running Windows XP SP3 (Thats wot Belarc says? I never heard of SP3!)...maybe its SP2?

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by paulv95123 / May 17, 2006 6:41 AM PDT

Is this query too hard or am I just talking to myself?

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by Gakada / May 17, 2006 4:28 PM PDT

either using a cable converter USB to RJ45 (if they exist)

Or get another MODEM that have RJ45 (and USB) port


Get another Router that have a USB WAN port.

About the 25 pin port you mention.. I don't know.. maybe you will find that out on their website.. (My wild guess is a Com port)

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