Advice 1: How to configure the network connection

To be able to configure the network on your computer every PC user since without the Internet is hard to imagine how free time, entertainment and leisure, and working space, discussion of major projects and their implementation. Setting up a network connection on Windows XP will not take you much time.
How to configure the network connection
Instruction
1
Open start and go to control Panel. In the window that opens scroll to the "Network and Internet connections", go to the tab "Network connections". Displays connections that are currently available on your computer – in particular, working LAN connection, which when properly configured network card should function without error.
2
If the LAN connection is disabled, click the right mouse button and select "Enable".
3
Click on the connection again, right-click and hit "Properties" and then select from the list the header "Internet Protocol TCP\IP" and click "Properties".
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Check manual input settings addresses. Enter the IP address, gateway, subnet mask, and DNS server that you had to give when connecting from your provider. Click OK. From now on, your LAN is working properly.
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You can also set up a working group to use the internal resources of its network. Click on the icon "My computer", right-click and click "Properties".
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Under "computer Name" click "Change" and enter the name by which the computer will read in a network environment, and below enter the name of the working group. It can be any if the working group were your own, and can match any other working group whose members you want to log in to use its internal resources.
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Restart the computer and use the established network connection.

Advice 2: How to set Internet connection on LAN

The majority of users create a home LAN with only one ultimate goal – to provide access to the Internet all computers and laptops and the network. To implement this task, you must know how to configure the local network.
How to set Internet connection on LAN
You will need
  • A network hub.
Instruction
1
You can come up with a huge number of schemes local area network with shared Internet access. We consider a situation in which for the connection of computers together to use for a network hub, and one of the PCs included in the network will function as a server and router.
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Just want to note that this method is one of the cheapest but not the most convenient. Purchase additional network card for the computer and network hub for network creation.
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Place the hub in the most convenient location. Remember that you'll need to connect it to AC power. Connect all the computers and laptops that will be part of a local network, with the network hub.
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The computer to which you connect additional network card, connect with cable Internet access. Configure the connection in accordance with the provider's recommendations.
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Open the properties of the created connection to the Internet. Select the tab "Access". Allow me to use the Internet connection of the computer to the local network. Specify the network that is built using hub.
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Go to network connection properties. Open the data transfer Protocol TCP/IPv4. Set a static IP address which should be 192.168.0.1.
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Perform a similar configuration of the network adapters of other computers. Each time, change the last digit of the IP address in the field "Preferred DNS server" and "default gateway" enter the IP address of the computer.
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If you did everything correctly, then all the LAN computers will have access to the Internet. A prerequisite for this: computer-router must be enabled. Naturally, the Internet connection he should be active.
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