LAN...let me get this straight!

vidar

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i want to set up a LAN with two computers so we(my friend and i)can play games.
All i need is two NIC's and a CROSSED cable...right?

also, can someone suggest a good LAN guide online?
 

CALV

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yep, xover cable if going pc to pc, straight cable if going through a hub, what windows do you have?

<A HREF="http://www.helmig.com" target="_new">networking guide here</A> <A HREF="http://www.practicallynetworked.com" target="_new">and here</A>

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lagger

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ahh beat me to it lol a hub or router is a good idea if you have broadband and <A HREF="http://www.practicallynetworked.com/networking/" target="_new"> this </A> site is the one I would recommend also

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