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Does anyone know if having 2 modems in one household will cause any problems or not? IE having 2 in 2 different computers
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Presuming you mean dial-up modems, you can have as many as you want in any many computers as you like. They aren't used on broadband anyway.
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Presuming you mean dial-up modems, you can have as many as you want in any many computers as you like. They aren't used on broadband anyway.

mmm not really.

Can it not be done with broadband modems? Just simply use one modem for some computers to connect to, than have another modem for 1 computer to connect to?
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Why do you need two modems and what type of internet connection are you getting from your ISP (i.e. Broadband, DSL, etc). Why not just get a router and have everyone access the internet through it?
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Presuming you mean dial-up modems, you can have as many as you want in any many computers as you like. They aren't used on broadband anyway.

mmm not really.

Can it not be done with broadband modems? Just simply use one modem for some computers to connect to, than have another modem for 1 computer to connect to?


In theory yes, but in practice no.

All broadband connections can only be used by one modem only. This would be the active one, or if you have a router, that would be the active one. In that situation you don't need anything inside the computer besides the regular.
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