One PC can access the net with USB. But not two. You will need a NIC in each PC. Connect thus:
Modem -> USB PC -> NIC -> other PC. You will connect the two PCs together with a NIC in each PC and turn on Internet Connection Sharing. The other PC will access the Net through the USB PC. And, naturally, both PCs must be turned on.
Since both PCs will need a NIC, the less troublesome method will be to add a router.
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I know that I can connect more than one computer to the Internet using a LAN with ethernet cables using a router, wireless, etc.
What I want to be able to do is put two machines on a DSL line using USB. Is this possible?
My DSL modem has a USB connection on the back. Im just wondering If I can us a USB port to get two machines together. XP Home on both machines.