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Is there a way to network a win98 box  and  mac in my home.

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ok here is the scoop!

I have a win98 box that I use to dial in to my provider.
I also have a mac that I want to be able to share the internet connection. Also I know very little about networking.

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by:lrmoore
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No problem. Upgrade your Win98 to Win98SE and use Internet Connection Sharing..
Step by step:

http://www.practicallynetworked.com/sharing/sharing.htm
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by:Nenadic
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lrmoore is the simplest solution. If for any reason you don't want to upgrade, you can use 3rd-party tools: Wingate, InternetShare and alike.

Whichever you choose, you must make sure that W98 and Mac can 'talk'. For that, they need a common protocol. In this case - TCP/IP.
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by:braddini
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can i connect using using Three modems?
two modems on my pc
 one connects to the internet
 the other connects to the mac
???
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Yes, you can. But, why would you want to do that? That would tie up two telephone lines and will reduce the speed between Mac and PC dramatically.
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by:braddini
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no i dont want to tie up two phone lines like that
onc conncetion to the isp and then the mac conects to my pc
to get to the web
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The connection between PC and Mac would require a phone line, for one to dial the other.

You should use network cards, instead.
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