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Run 2 PC's from 3.0Hub?

Hi folks,

I think it should be ok to do this, but I just want to double check , as I'm not techie with all the clever stuff that goes on. Hope I am therefore excused for asking what is probably a basic question. 

Can I have 2 desktop computers, both connected to the Internet at the same time, in the same room of my house, with an Ethernet Cable from each pc connected to a Virgin media 3.0 Hub?

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Andy

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Hi Andy

This should be no issue at all.  You can have them connected by Wifi or a wired (LAN ethernet cable) connection.

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Hi yes this it is possible to run 2 PC's in same room with 2 separate connections to the Hub.  You would be left with 2 spare unless you got an ethernet switch 

 

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You have one WAN IP and the hub in router mode does NAT so PC1 on 192.168.0.2 and PC2 192.168.0.3 would NAT out the WAN IP.

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Thank you for taking the time to reply.

As I stated in my question, I am not a techie, so I'm afraid  I do not understand the content.

Thank you anyway.

Andy

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Hi andya2,

Just connect the ethernet cables from the hub to each PC and enter your VM network name eg VM12345678  and WiFi password which are printed on the base of your hub

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Hi Dave,
Thank you very much for that info. It is much appreciated.
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Andy
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Hi guys,

Just an update, and to thank you all for taking time to reply. 

I've now run 2 -15 metre Ethernet Cables from Virgin Hub, which is downstairs,  to computer room, which is upstairs. As a(long time) retired electrician I had to ensure a the cables were hidden, so they were up cavity wall, under floorboards etc.

With the time it took me, I sure couldn't earn a living doing that sort of stuff now! However all working ok.

Regards

Andy

 

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Hi again Andy,

Thanks for the update.

Well done in hiding the ethernet cabling and getting a working connection to both PC's.

Stay safe and take care.

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Thank you Dave.

Best Wishes

Andy