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Proxy setup and parallel setup.

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Hi,
   I want to be able to network two computers with a parallel cable.  What I'm wondering is if I log on to the net with one computer using a modem could I use the net from the other computer at the same time?  I think I'd use a proxy server, but I'm not sure.
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I do not believe this is possible with a parallel cable connection...

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Any idea why?
I don't know either way, but I'd suggest you just invest in a small network.  10mbps (megabits per second) NICs (Network interface cards) are very cheap, less than $75 usually.  You could buy a small piece of coaxial cable, and you'd be all set.  Networks are much faster than parallel cables anyway.
Proxy server software is what you want if you have a network.  But, like MasseyM stated, it might not work with a parallel cable.

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I'm sorry to say, but a proxy isn't possible with a Direct Cable Connection.  I tried this before, and there is no way to get it to work.  I ended up going with a real network (and I love it!).

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Thaks alot, I'll look into it.
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