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Router to connect or sub the speedstream 5100

I like to share the modem connect to my computer with my kid Xbox, what is the best solution to which I currently use the speedstream 5100 on my SBC network?. Thanks

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Option 1 (easy)
you could buy a switch or router and put in line with your modem.
you will have to set up appropriate networking on the xbox
DSL --> MODEM --> SWITCH <-- PC
^---- XBOX

Option 2 (harder)
you could get a wired/wireless AP (Access Point) for your PC and run ICS (Internet Connection Sharing) through Windows. connect the XBOX through your PC

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