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Internet Connection Sharing

On some countries, more and more families have 2 (or even 3) PC's:
- one for the parents, used for business work
- one for the children, to play
(and to do some school-work......)

Both like to connect to the Internet. But in most houses, there is only one
phone-line. On Windows95 , the first version of Windows98 and on
Windows NT-systems, a
PROXY-server could be installed to allow the
sharing of the connection to the Internet.

With Windows98 SE
(you can upgrade Windows98 first version to 98SE) and the new
Windows 2000, Microsoft has now included this functionality as:
Internet Connection Sharing ( ICS )

The system with the modem, establishing the connection to the Internet,
is called the "ICS Host", while the other systems, which connect now to
the Internet via the network and the ICS-Host, are called "ICS Clients".

ICS Host Installation
ICS Host Configuration Check
ICS Client Installation on Windows 95/98/ME
ICS Usage
ICS Advanced Configuration
Windows NT4 ICS Client Installation
Windows 2000 ICS Client Installation
Modem Internet Connection Sharing via Direct-Connection-Cable (DCC)

If your system with the Internet Connection does not have the Microsoft feature ICS (like on
Windows95, Windows98 First Edition and Windows NT4) , then you can use a
package for Internet Connection Sharing

The Microsoft Windows98SE, ME, 2000 "Internet Connection Sharing" does not work for
sharing a connection via a Direct-Cable-Connection, but using Non-Microsoft packages you
share an Internet Connection via a Direct-Cable-Connection (DCC).

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