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Hello! sorry to bother but can someone please explain how can we connect 20 desktop pc locally? what do I need and etc? what should I do? and extra information I just need to share data amongst 20 desktop.

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Re: LAN

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Such a device is called a 20 port switch. Not really a consumer item, so find a business supplier to advise you.

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Relatively Easy Actually... Following Kees' Lead..

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A 24 port switch, such as the one in the links below will work just fine, assuming you want to use an ethernet connection from each of the computers to the switch.

https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/switches/sg100-24-24-port-gigabit-switch/model.html

https://www.amazon.com/NETGEAR-Ethernet-Unmanaged-Protection-JGS524NA/dp/B0002CWPW2

Basically, you connect an ethernet cable from the router to the switch and then connect Cat5e ethernet cables from the output ports to each of the computers needed.

Of course, if some of the desktops need to have wireless capabilities, then you won't need each of the cables as you can connect directly to the wireless router, assuming the router and computers have wireless capabilities. It's more reliable to keep all things wired, but that's up to you..

Hope this helps.

Grif

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