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very basic dialup question

by petercam / September 17, 2005 7:24 AM PDT

How do I dialup Desktop or Laptop (2 computers)
one at a time
phone jack splitter or A or B switch
or just un-plug phone jack from the wall and plug into laptop

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Any of those options work....
by Michael Geist / September 17, 2005 7:47 AM PDT

but some will create a P2P network and share that dialup.

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very confussed
by petercam / September 19, 2005 12:53 PM PDT

what do you mean p2p network
i do not understand networking

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Peer to Peer. . .
by Coryphaeus / September 20, 2005 10:05 PM PDT
In reply to: very confussed

In a nutshell, you connect the two PCs together, use one to dial in, and share the connection. Can be complicated. To keep it simple, do as you asked, plug the modem into whichever PC you want to use.

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