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1 modem connected to 2 computers

The one connected to internet via ethernet runs smooth all the time, no connection errors. but the one connected through usb (2wire gateway usb), disconnects sometimes, especially when playing multiplayer online games. the only solution to reconnecting is to turn off and then on the modem. any suggestions please?

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  • Peter Steiert
    Peter Steiert May 11, 2010

    Is it a wireless connection this 2wire gateway usb connection?

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Wireless is not the best thing to do heavy online gamming with. He he wants to keep a solid connection wile playing, ethernet is the way to go.

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I think that your best choice it is to connect both computers through and Ethernet port.

Of course your modem only have one Ethernet and one usb so you need to buy a switch.
Plug the modem to the switch through the Ethernet port and your computers to the switch.
A home switch with 8 port have a price like US$ 15.

Posted on Feb 18, 2009

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