eventhough you can use Crossover cable and use ICS.
Accesspoint/router is the best way to go, since you also can use it wirelessly.. (for your next laptop maybe?)
I have my office computer that is currently hooked up to my T1 internet service. I just bought a second computer that will be set up at the desk next to me. What is the best way to network the two, to share files and also the internet?