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Postby Ninto » Mon Sep 27, 2004 11:39 am

I just purchased one of these:
http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/products ... _uid=37451
btw, is this a good enough router? I also have software firewalls on both PC's, but is the router secure enough as well?

I've also bought some cat5e cable. So I connect the broadband modem into the router with some cat5e, then from the router I run two more lengths of cat5e cable to both PC's.

I just want to check that I've got everything right. Thanks.
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Postby snap355 » Mon Sep 27, 2004 12:59 pm

Sure, that should work for you as long as both machines have NICs inside them. Maybe as a better alternative, purchase a router with built in firewall. That way, you can eliminate the software on both machines, making it more efficient and less painful when sharing resources between the two PCs.
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Postby Mark H » Mon Sep 27, 2004 4:42 pm

That router has a built in firewall(have one myself) and I use McAfee Personal Firewall along with it. No conflicts, no problems.
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