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Router configuration

By smaengr2003 ·
Is it possible to configure a system with any microsoft os to act as a router?

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by faradhi In reply to Router configuration

Yes you can. Here is an article that will show you how.

However, why would you want to? After you purchase the hardware and OS license, you will have exceeded the cost of a hardware router.

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by wcp In reply to Router configuration

Yes for internet connection sharing, internal networking to share files and printers.
You have to have Windows 98SE or later version. How to enable Internet Connection Sharing on a home or a small office network connection in Windows XP Description of Internet Connection Sharing (for Windows 98SE and ME) How to Set Up Internet Connection Sharing in Windows 2000

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Windows NT 4.0 Workstation - No
Windows NT 4.0 Server -Yes (You have to install Proxy Server)
Windows 2000/2003 Server - Yes
Windows SBS 2000/2003 - Yes

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