April 8th, 2004, 04:19 PM
connect 2 computer without internet?
Dont know if this is the right place to post it..but ..anywaz..
I wants to know,
1. How can we send data/communicate between 2 computers having modem and PSTN phone line without going out to internet?
2. what all possibilities / technoligies / software we all?
Thanks in advance!
April 8th, 2004, 04:22 PM
I am not sure if this works and you need a usb cable but is there not a way of hooking up to computers using a usb cable?
April 8th, 2004, 04:28 PM
Yeah, head down to your local computer store and buy the kit that uses your existing phone wire in your home.
Have a look here:
Personally, I'd just throw 2 NICs in and use a crossover cable if you're too cheap to buy a hub.
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April 8th, 2004, 04:33 PM
I actually think he/she is talking about dial up networking.
What OS are you using ?
April 8th, 2004, 05:21 PM
Yeah Mark you are right,. Something on the lines of dial up networking.
The computers are at different locations.
April 8th, 2004, 08:29 PM
Well, I only know of one way and that's through infared on laptops I remember when I used to do that when it wouldn't fit on a floppy
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April 8th, 2004, 11:50 PM
Windows has the ability to do it with Dial up networking.
You need to enable the server to answer the phone.
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April 8th, 2004, 11:54 PM
Are the computer at the same location? Then you can use cross-over network cable.
April 9th, 2004, 09:47 AM
Here is a very quick link to microsoft technet. it was the first one that came up in my search on technet. The article deals with the question of dialup networks on windows 95 but a lot of the basic information is still relevant to most other OS. I havent set up a system like that in a while (last time was when we were testing the release candiate of windows 98) but I think that the most difficult part of setting up your two machine will be the authentification. If you are using Windows 2000 or XP that shouldn't be a major problem.
dial up connection in windows 95
I normally check out the Windows 95 archive first when i want to confirm some basic information as I find that the articles there are a lot clearer than lot of the later ons dealing with the same subjects.
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