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    by d.jones092 ·

    Hello.

    Is it possible to pool a group of pcs to use one IP address? For instance, PC A, B, and C use 192.168.1.100?

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    • #2671598

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      by blano ·

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      Each machine on a network requires an individual address – like social security numbers or phone numbers. You can however use a cheap router (broadband routers under $100) which will sit with one IP address and issue DHCP addresses to your three pc’s. To the Internet – they will appear as one IP address. By default most of these types of routers are preconfigured to issue DHCP – you simply connect your machines to them and they will issue the addresses you need.

    • #2671597

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      by dmiles ·

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      Simple / Free Solutions for Windows
      Microsoft provides a free internet sharing solution in Windows 98SE, ME, 2000 and XP. It is called Microsoft ICS. Learn about it here. Other solutions include:
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      WinGate (link) – free for 2 users!

      Remember, since these solutions are free; the often have very few features or support options. If all you need to do is browse the web on a few computers and check e-mail then these free solutions might be right for you.

    • #2670731

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      by valis ·

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      short answer:
      no.

      when the computers come up, they will show an ip address conflict

    • #2670924

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      by gungnir ·

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      The reason for having 3 PCs have the same IP was not given, are you trying to share a process among the three boxes? If so, these three box can ‘share’ an IP with network load balancing. Each Box will still needs it own seperate IP, but a secondary IP can be established so the rest of the network will see these PCs as a single resource.

    • #2670865

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      by d.jones092 ·

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      This question was closed by the author

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