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ICS/Stand-by

By rwillis
Sep 4, 2007
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  1. I have an internet connection on one computer that is shared with the rest of my home LAN, except I just realized that the internet (or any network resources for that matter) is not available when the host computer is in standby or hibernate mode. Is there anyway to bypass this and have the host computer keep hosting while in standby?

    Thanks!
     
  2. BlameCanada

    BlameCanada TS Rookie Posts: 356

    Buy a router - $ 50-60
     
  3. rwillis

    rwillis TS Member Topic Starter Posts: 64

    yeah well obviously, but are there other ways?
     
  4. nickc

    nickc TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,631

    u could buy a switch but would cost almost as much and you would have not anything (firewall) to keep anyone off your network. meaning with anyone with knowledge could get on your computer and do anything they wanted.
     
  5. rwillis

    rwillis TS Member Topic Starter Posts: 64

    right right but I mean specifically in terms of configuring the OS (XPSP2) or some sort of software fix.
     
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