How to connect the Internet to a computer?
If you are having trouble connecting,configure and use the universal access to the Internet in Windows XP, then this article will help you understand how to connect the Internet through a computer or laptop. Universal access is used when you have installed a local network that uses one connection to enter your Internet network. To configure universal connection access, you need to make sure that there is a network card on the server to establish a connection to the internal network and another card (or modem) so you can connect to the Internet.
Instructions how to connect the Internet to your computer
- First you need to configure the server. Log in through the administrator or owner account on the server. Click on the "Start" button, next "Control Panel", click on the "Network and Internet Connections" tab, mark "Network Connections". Right-click the connection that you are going to use to enter the Internet. Click the "Properties" tab, then click "Advanced", mark "Internet Connection Sharing". Then, in the options "Allow other network users to use the Internet connection of this computer", set a special checkbox. If you use remote access, check the "Establish a call on demand" tab. Click "OK", then click "Yes".
- Continue to configure the client computer. To connect a computer through a universal connection, you need to check the IP settings of your LAN network card, then configure the client computer. In order to verify the settings of your IP, you need to perform the following actions. Visit the computer through your administrator or owner account. Click on the "Start" button, then "Control Panel", select the "Network and Internet Connections" tab, then select "Network Connections". Right-click "Local Area Connection", then select the "Properties" command. In the "General" section, find the tab "Internet Protocol (TCP / IP)", it is in the "Components used by this connection" tab. Click on the "Properties" button, then select the "Obtain an IP address automatically" tab.
- Eliminate all possible problems, if theyarise when you connect through universal access. This can happen because the IP address 192.168.0.1 is usually assigned to the network when you use the connection when you are connected to the Internet. In order to eliminate the conflict of these addresses, configure on home computers to obtain an IP address dynamically, or assign each one its own unique IP. Very often, providers specifically create the conditions for the user, in which they have to use the maximum services. For example, if you have two or more computers at home, then you can be offered to connect the Internet to each separately. And of course, you have to pay for every point of your access. Costs are big and not justified. But fortunately, there are the cheapest and reasonable options to connect several of your computers to the Internet. Read our other article "How to connect two computers to the Internet?".