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How can I setup a network between two computers,both running Win 98,I need step by step information on this.would i need a hub? Or can i do it without one?
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by:jvreeland
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did you look at the direct cable connection.
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klover earned 400 total points
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Get a networking kit from Netgear, they have terrific instructions and free phone support.
http://netgear.baynetworks.com/products/start.shtml

If you already have the cards, here is a link which explains networking two computers from A to Z.
http://netgear.baynetworks.com/support/networkguide/index.shtml

Technically, you can follow the directions above, but nix the hub.  You only need two network cards and a "cross over cable" to connect the two computers.
http://shopper.cnet.com/shopping/resellers/1,10231,0-11304-311-777644,00.html?tag=st.sh.sr.pl.pr777644
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