AzNET Broadband Quickstart for Windows XP
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NOTE: You must be logged into Windows as "Administrator" in order to make these changes.
To connect one computer:
To connect multiple computers:
- Ensure you have an Ethernet Network Interface Card (NIC) installed and correctly configured in your computer.
- Plug one end of a CAT-5 ethernet cable into your computer's NIC and the other end into the LAN interface on your broadband connection device (DSL modem, etc).
- Open the property settings for your computer's LAN interface by doing the following:
- Click Start, then click Control Panel.
- Click on the Network Connections icon.
- Right-click on Local Area Connections and select the Properties option.
- Select Internet Protocol (TCPIP)/, then click the Properties button
- Select Use the following IP address
- Specify the IP adddress, Subnet mask and Default gateway for your machine (as included on the Quickstart in your install package).
- Select Use the following DNS server addresses
- Enter these IP addresses:
- You will need to connect an Ethernet hub or switch into the broadband connection device. Follow the instructions included with your hub or switch for connecting to a router. In some instances, a crossover Ethernet cable may be required. However, some devices have built-in crossover ports that can be used in lieu of of crossover cables.
- Follow the steps for connecting one computer above, skipping step 2. Plug one end of your computer into an available port on the hub or switch.
- Continue the instructions above, beginning at step 3.