View Full Version : Recommendations for turning my work computer into my ISP
09-14-2004, 10:41 PM
So I'm moving to a new temporary apartment where I will only have a *gasp* phone line to connect to the internet. I could get some cheap 56k service from my work, but I have heard that in peak times you get busy signals so that is a no go. I have an open phone line in my office that I was thinking that I could use to connect to my PC, which I could set up to share my internet connection from work. Is it that simple? I haven't set up an XP box in this fashion but it seems like I should just be able to do it.
What do you all think?
09-15-2004, 01:37 PM
Maybe one of your neighbors has a wireless cloud you could leech?
09-15-2004, 01:48 PM
Hehe believe me I have thought about it, however there are only 2 apartments close enough and they don't even have computers.
09-15-2004, 02:17 PM
This should help: http://asia.cnet.com/enterprise/netadmin/0,39035505,39050037-39000223c-1,00.htm
09-15-2004, 03:52 PM
56k? Perish the thought! Here's what you need to do:
1. Buy a wireless that has a range of about 2500 miles.
2. Share my connection.
09-15-2004, 09:43 PM
Ihad, why don't you just orbit your own satellite? :D
sequiro, thanks buddy that's perfect :thumb:
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