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How two network 10 comp with internet using switch?
January 23, 2011 1:47AM
If you are running a modem that has an Ethernet port, plug the Ethernet port into the switch, along with all the computers.
Actually you may want to get a "Router" for the extra "Hardware" Firewall and in case you get a wireless Printer, etc, make it a "wireless" Router. Most Wireless Routers come with a 4 port Lan also. They're coming out with Gigabit Routers (Lan ports) now so you won't lose your "local" Lan speed, IF you need it. (it wont make the internet faster)
DSL/Cable modem------Router-------switch------computers, printers, etc.
-------(wireless part of Router----wireless Printer, wireless computers, etc.)