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I have 2 computers hooked into 1 wall jack, thru dual gigabit LAN.

And im trying to bridge the connection, but one computer doesnt connect and the other does.

Whats the solution?
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post #2 of 16
Can you explain better?
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if ur talking about what i think u are u need a gigabit router... need more info
    
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post #4 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by X3Nh4nC3D
I have 2 computers hooked into 1 wall jack, thru dual gigabit LAN.

And im trying to bridge the connection, but one computer doesnt connect and the other does.

Whats the solution?
You should have two ports on one computer and at least one ethernet port on your second computer. Connect the first computer to the internet (the one with two ports), and then connect the second computer to the first. Make sure that both computers are on, then bridge the connections together on the first. Make sure that all ports are ENABLED.
The only problem I forsee is that: the network bridge has a different MAC address and needs to be assigned a separate IP address. If you can still connect to the internet on the first one, then you should be able to connect on the second computer.
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post #5 of 16
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Sorry about so many threads, i only pushed the button once O.o

Well, we have a router, but all 4 ports are being used.
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post #6 of 16
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Ok, basicly what im trying to do is take 2 computers and connect them to the internet thru 1 plug.
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post #7 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by X3Nh4nC3D
Ok, basicly what im trying to do is take 2 computers and connect them to the internet thru 1 plug.
Did you read my post?
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post #8 of 16
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\\

Thats what my network connections looks like.

Yes i can get internet on the first computer (the one with 2 wires in it)

But not on the second.
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post #9 of 16
If you are using a router. make sure both pc are set up to acpect IP addy buy auto basicly DHCP. Them make sure both pc can ping the routerin turn.
once you have done this try and ping both pc's from each end. If u can it should work ok if all peorts are open on your LAN. Plus desable the WIN XP firewall to
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post #10 of 16
Insufficient information.

Please describe exactly what you have set up now and what you are attempting to do.
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