NIC teaming on Windows XP

I have 2 Nic cards and i have 2 dsl's.  1st DSL( 2.0/786 ) 2nd DSL( 3.0/386)

I want to team them so i will have


Can i get step by step simple instructions on how to do this

I am on a windows XP PRO machine

I need instructions for BOTH WINDOWS 2000  AND XP

Thank You
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Here's your best bet.  There is no such thing as a "Simple step-by-step configuration" for this in windows.  It requires software, load balancing, etc etc.  You would have to provide a lot of information about your computer's setup and even then it takes a bit of trial and error.  Throw a little money at it and you probably save a lot of effort.

I've never used one of these, but I've heard they actually do work.

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Fatal_ExceptionSystems EngineerCommented:
If you were running W2K3 server, you could use a simple hack to Network Load Balance those NICs, but it will not work with XP..  if you are interested in the process, you are welcome to visit my webpage on this if you wish...

Ck under Windows Server section....

I actually am using a Xincom dual wan router at my office, running DSL and Cable Modem.  It is a decent product, but I was a little disappointed with the results.  (Although the main reason I purchased it was for redundancy, and this works quite well..)

Set Up Multiple-Device (Multilink) Dialing in Windows XP :;en-us;307849&sd=tech
Fatal_ExceptionSystems EngineerCommented:
I believe Mutlilink Dialing is only available for use with a DUN, not DSL services...
VartanaAuthor Commented:
None of this help :(

Please help me out on this guys.

Thank You
Fatal_ExceptionSystems EngineerCommented:
XP is not really built to handle a dual NIC internet connection using load balancing.  The server version (W2K3) is the only way I know of to go here...  Unless you are able to afford a Dual Wan router....
VartanaAuthor Commented:
dual wan router sounds good i just might do that thnx
Fatal_ExceptionSystems EngineerCommented:
Thanks and good luck..!!

have you try bridging the connections?  

Goto Network COnnection
Highlight both NICs
Right click on one of them
Select Bridge Connections

This is a total shot in the dark.  I've bridged my wireless connection with my neighbors (shhh) wireless connection and got some good reseults.  SHould work for DSL.

Let me know.

VartanaAuthor Commented:
Didnt work made me loose my connection :)
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