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Topic # 11164 6-Jan-2007 23:39
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Halo everyone can some one help me for Lan

I have done some lanning thing on laptop and destop
i have made one cross over cat5 cable and i connect through ethernet, I am able to transfer files and  even able 2 use internet over the lanning but i am not able to play games need for speed etc through it. i was wondering if someone could help
and it woulld be really helpfull if you could explains the whole lanning thing again as i dont remeber wht i did coz i read it over the net and kept doing it.

well i am staying in a hostel and in our room there are four computers and we want it to do lanning between them to play games can some help plz
thanks in advanced


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  Reply # 57130 7-Jan-2007 01:15
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Please do not use text-speak abbreviations on our forums. It is very annoying to read, and most people wont respond favourably (or at all) to posts written using it.

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  Reply # 57132 7-Jan-2007 02:20
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thanks i have made the changes

 
 
 
 


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Reply # 57136 7-Jan-2007 06:12
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I am using a 4 port hub for my lan (it also does my adsl). A hub made setting up a new work easy (*mental black spots over the MS hassels*)

If you are connecting one computer to another a crossover cable is great, but if u want to connect more computers with cross overs then u need alot more network ports.


Gaming, some games use different networking protocols for games, u may have 2 install these too.

sorry not much help but good luck with linking up ya hostel.


And as for the TXT speak, OMG NZ had freedom of expression, even in school exams u r aloud to use txt speak, if the meaning is clear.



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  Reply # 57137 7-Jan-2007 07:03
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thanks a lot m8 u r suggestions would really help wish if i could could have a little more detail

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  Reply # 57141 7-Jan-2007 07:53
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Sorry here's a few links to some geeks who can explain IT easier.

http://support.shaw.ca/networks/networksetup.htm    - looks at the hardware side of it.

looks and what u need 2 set a gaming lan.

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/games/expert/durham_lanparty.mspx
http://www.guru3d.com/tech/lan/index2.html





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  Reply # 57280 9-Jan-2007 01:07
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thats great thank you very much for this

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