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Connecting to the Internet with more than 1 computer (using a PureData 16 port device)

I am not able to connect to the Internet with more than 1 computer at a time on my home netwrok (I have a PureData 16 port network device). In order to connect to the Internet with my laptop I need to unplug the modem and then re-plug it in and then I can access the Internet with my laptop (but at that point my desktop cannot connect to the Internet). My providers' help desk says it's a question of recognizing the MAC address and the problem is in the hub device.

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The PureData 16 port is just a hub and does not perform any of the housekeeping functions you would need in order to create a home network and connect several computers to the Internet at the same time. The reason why your procedure works is because your service provider by default will only allow you to have one IP address. When you unplug your modem that forces the providers equipment to reconnect to your computer and reissue the IP address. The way to get your desktop and laptop to connect simultaneously is to go down to your local computer store and purchase a home router/firewall. I?ve seen some on sale for as little as $35 at times and are fairly easy to setup. Good luck and let us know how it goes.

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