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Sharing the MyDocs folder with multiple users

Q: Sharing the MyDocs folder with multiple users

hi guys i m working on a winxp machine that has users that need access to all the same information i d like to keep things as transparent as possible so windows doesn t really folder MyDocs users the multiple Sharing with appear to function differently than normal i ve Sharing the MyDocs folder with multiple users also read up on changing the target folder for the quot My Documents quot folder my idea is to create a new folder and point both accounts MyDocs folder towards that new folder i understand there may be the occasion where one user will want to use a file that the other user has open but that is a minimal concern i d also like to make is easier to back up the files from both users with a single operation instead of digging through things so the big question is is there any reason that its a bad idea for users on the same Sharing the MyDocs folder with multiple users machine to use the same logical folder as their my documents folder nbsp

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A: Sharing the MyDocs folder with multiple users

Your working too hard at the objective. There's a Shared Documents fold that is intended to be shared by everyone.

Under the All Users, there's the \Shared Documents; everyone has read/write/delete
permissions and can copy or create files therein.

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A:Sharing printer and files between win 7 and win 8.1 computers

If the printer has Ethernet support, connect it to the router and then use Add Printer as a Network printer on every PC (ie not directly connected to any PC) and at least that will solve one issue. Remember to get the correct print driver for each system; Win/7 vs Win/8.

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A:Multiple Monitors?

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A:Files in one folder on Ext.HDD don't show - not hidden

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A:Connecting multiple speakers to my laptop and controlling them individually

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this will show the wiring to get all 4 with output at the same time.



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A:Media sharing option keeps shutting off by itself

I assume you are talking about Media Player setup. Did you see this?
 

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A:Multiple issues over multiple devices

First. You should try to NOT use a wireless connection for any type of gaming: PC, Mac, Console, etc. If you can hard wire the xbox you'll be waaay better off than using wireless.

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Post back, Hope this helps!!
 

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A:Networking: Media Sharing option turns off

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A:Multiple offices

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http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/...indows-7/f8cf24db-b640-4916-8f06-d2be52edaf91
 

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A:Sharing a printer on a heterogeneous network

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A:Multiple monitor question

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A:Acer Laptop is corrupted and opens multiple apps and more

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A:First time using multiple monitors

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1.go to control panel under appearance and personalization click adjust screen resolution

2.click the monitor you want to change

3.click advanced setting and monitor tab and change the refresh rate

and your gaming fps should not go down through the multi display set up unless your doing something graphic/cpu demanding task
 

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A:Purchasing a new video card for multiple monitors

The Radeon 5700 series should support up to 5 monitors. I have not personally used a multi monitor setup for gaming however from what I hear a lot games either arent designed for multimonitor setups or they dont work very well. However, there are some games that are really nice with a multi monitor setup. So you should probably ask yourself what games you are going to be playing and see if those work well with a multi monitor setup. Also, Multi monitor setups require a large display resolution so your videocard will be working overtime. I dont think a 5700 series card will have the oomph to really makes games run smoothly at larger resolutions. So, I dont know what your budget is but I would guess you may have to upgrade your card to something more recent, say a 7800 or 7900 series. I cant comment on Nvidia cards as I am not as familiar with them.
As far as compatibility goes you may need a display port adapter for the third monitor. These are relatively cheap. Also at 525 Watts your power supply barely meets the system requirements for a new card so depending on what else is pulling power in your system you may or may not need a new power supply.

Maybe someone else can chime in with some Nvidia options.
 

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A:Network sharing over 2 PCs with LAN

Here's the link you need to review - http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/Using-ICS-Internet-Connection-Sharing
 

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A:Hibernate multiple computers with UPS?

I don't believe there is a "built in" remote function but the script works.
http://www.windowsnetworking.com/kb...owToEnableHibernationOnMultipleComputers.html

There is also EMCO Remote Shutdown.
 

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Thanks!
Brent
 

A:What voltage should I use for multiple RAM?

Update to the Multiple Ram Question

Last night after I ran the system recovery to repair the bad sectors. I booted up with the original configuration of OCZ 2x2GB of RAM there were no issues. I shut down, installed the additional 2x2GB of RAM. Went into BIOS and set Voltage to 1.8 and booted up. It booted up without a problem this time. I'm OK for now, but I don't know if 1.8 is a bad voltage to run at for the OCZ RAM since it's specs are for 2.1 Volts.

-Brent
 

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A:Multiple routers 6

Starting from the modem;
isp = = modem --->(WAN port)ROUTER#1​then to have ALL systems on one network, daisy chain from R#1 to the next but
ONLY connect (LAN)-->(LAN) between all the others. Router#1 will now control
al DHCP assignments - - even for any WiFi router in the chain.

This requires that ONLY R#1 have an active DHCP, so each of the others need
to be set to disable DHCP.

1) One-by-one, connect Router#x via wire to a system, use your browser to access the
router default address, login using the user/password for that router, and DISABLE DHCP.

2) Many routers come preconfigured for lan address 192.168.x.1 where x is 0,1, or 2

Every network can never have duplicate IP address and if allowed, will case network failures.

As you disable the DHCP, also set a new default LAN address 10.0.x.1
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the addresses would be 10.0.1.1-->10.0.2.1-->10.0.3.1-->10.0.4.1
(but you don't want that for routing table reasons)

3) also change the default password for each router.
If your system login password is abcdefg,
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A:Add users to domain controller server

Correct, the DC admin has the keys to the kingdom and can create a user-id with/without admin privs.

Unless the admin is your very best friend, I would expect exactly what you are reporting.
 

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Seems nobody has an answer to this question. Can anyone point me in the right direction to get an answer? Anyone, please?
 

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Dual 23" LCD's

Thanks for the help.
 

A:Need to upgrade graphics card for multiple monitors

Go for an Nvidia 560TI or a 570, they will both clock down when you disable your second monitor Mugemon is a great utility for this. 560TI = 200, 570 = 275
 

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A:Sharing folders and files in Office 2010

hmm; your wording is imprecise so need to make sure what you mean,

Office 2010 can not be shared other than the Calendar events and that's not done
via "sharing".

You don't state the application that is sharing the common file on the server,
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A:Problems getting Internet access whilst using multiple OS's on one PC

Virtual Madness said:





Oh, and by the way, as strange as it probably sounds, yes, I would like to have XP Home, XP Professional and Vista Home Premium all on the same PC.Click to expand...

You could just use virtual machines for the other two operating systems -- assuming the hardware can handle the load of a VM (it should if you have Vista running) and you don't need to leverage massive resources for 3D or gaming on the VMs.

Your just tripling the complexities by running 3 host OS' in my honest opinion. While I agree they should all work, you'd only need to tackle one OS if you ran the rest as guests.

Out of idle curiosity why do you need separate XP home and professional versions, as well as Vista anyway?
 

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A:How to configure a router for Internet sharing?

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A:Multiple networks appearing out of nowhere

get a command prompt (start->run->cmd) and enter IPCONFIG /ALL >MyTCP.txt

The file MyTCP.txt will then contain all the details of your connections.
If you paste the contents of that file into your followup, we can discuss with more clarity.
 

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A:Error copying file or folder

Maybe the WD essential storage device is failing or needs a formatting restore
 

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Hi
i have a cable connection connected to my laptop and i used the adhoc networking to connect to my iphone.
i have turned off the firewall and turned on internet sharing .
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it also shows
IPaddress
subnet mask
router
dns
search domains

bUT still i cant connect to the internet..
what do i do ?
Thanks
 

A:Not connected to the internet with adhoc sharing

do I read you to say the connections are like

Code:
modem--->PC<---->phone

 

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A:How to use bridged modem + multiple routers

One thing I noticed from reading your post was that the problem you are trying to solve (not having the port opened to the DVR on the same network as the PoS) would not be solved by placing router C behind router B. You would still have to open the port on router B to allow it to pass to router C. Wouldn't this be the same as opening the port in router B to allow it to pass to the DVR (if the DVR was connected to router B)?

As far as the issues with AT&T, you can only program the IP addresses that they assign to you in the routers. They should be able to tell you how many IP addresses are assigned to your customer. If you have a router behind another router, only the one connected to the modem would have an IP address from the ISP.
 

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Hi Pam and welcome to TechSpot.

What kind of external HD are we talking about? Brand and model would help along with the type of interface, assume it's probably Usb2 but still need to know for sure. When you say it is recognized does this mean you can see it in Windows Explorer and if so, does it have a drive letter assigned to it? That should be enough to get things started.
 

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A:Limiting broadband usage for some users in my machine.

Wouldn't be better if you just asked your ISP to funnel back or choke off the speed during the peak times so that you could set up the computer to download during the Off peak time instead of the On-peak times.
Sorry I don't have any other information regarding programs that could restrict user profiles within Windows platform at least with the restricting it would not affect the Email system.
 

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A:Multiple intermittent problems

First, invest in a good battery backup line conditioning uninterruptible power supply (UPS). Second, each power outage can damage any part of a computer. Some of this damage is immediate, some causes damage over time. The motherboard's bios gets confused or corrupted. hard drive data and the operating system becomes corrupted...

You may be in for another motherboard or power supply change in this case. You will continue to have these problems until you take action to protect the computer and to turn it off and unplug it when you are not using it, until you can get that UPS up and running
 

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A:Access Denied error when trying access Windows 7 folder from Windows XP

multiple levels of controls here

the XP needs the LLTP service from SP3 to be able to share w/ win7

there are two layers of access for share resources:

the network access
the NTFS access
The simplest solution is to use Simple Sharing and share via the All Users\Shared Documents\ directory. The Admin can set Allow Modifications (or not as needed),
which create the NTFS perms for the <Everyone> group.

So, *IF* you have network access (you can see the shared folder and it's contents),
then the NTFS permissions are the controlling factor.

IF not, the the network access is in control and you need to figure out Simple Sharing vs not-so-simple and those requirements
 

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A:Adding additional PSU's when running multiple GPUs

Leeky said:





Having just spent 117 on that I'd rather not even consider replacing it. So can a system use a second PSU (like any decent PSU), or do they need to be built specially for the purpose?Click to expand...

I'm no expert in PSU's so I wont bull**** you on that, it's my weak spot, but is it possible to use multiple PSU's on one system? Yes. Both in your case? I don't know.
 

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Im thinking i may need a lan switch or whatever? if so can you link some good ones that are cheap?
 

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A:Intel H55HC, i5-650, DVI-D, 4.8 Win. Users experience?

4.8, (Windows Aero), is the same number I pull from an i3-530 / H-55 Gigabyte combination. The gaming score is a bit higher @ 5.2. That said, the earlier Intel GMA-4500, (P41 chipset IGP), only made 3.5, Aero & Games). So, the "Core i" graphics are indeed quite an improvement, at least for HTPC work.

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Does anyone have any ideas on what services need to be enabled?

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A:File sharing won't enable

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A:Need help to setup home network with multiple Access Points or Routers

With Ethernet wiring available you have some nice choices;
use wires to access remote locations
and place wireless in the room(s) needed
Likely you can just wire to each floor and the garage and then let the wireless be accessed from those locations.

The Modem==>#1Router can control all the DHCP assignments and assuming that you only need four remote locations, you can use a 4-port router. If you need more than four, you will need a Switch, eg
Code:
modem==router---switch-- four connections
|
+---- three more connections
Each port from the router is wired to an Access Point or a WiFi router (doesn't matter so use whatever you have). The trick is
disable the dhcp in each Wifi device
attached the ethernet from #1Router to any LAN slot on the WiFi (leaving its Wan slot empty)
This will place all the WiFi on the same subnet as #1 router and sharing et al works across the board

WiFi setups:
start with just one to get the setup running and then you can use that as a template to
config the others. When performing this task, ALWAYS connect a pc to the Wifi device with a cable!

a) change the SSID to something unique to you but not obviously name, address ,,, (
you could add a suffix to it to identify one from the other

b) set a unique channel on each WiFi router to reduce interferrence.
(if you're using a DSL service, then make sure all phones in the house have a new filter attached)

c) enable encryption (WPA2 or WPA in that order) and set the passphrase (can be the same for all wifi devices)

d) for heaven's sake, change the admin password and save it.
(this will disconnect your PC from the device being configure so don't be shocked)

disconnect from the Wifi device and attempt a wireless connection.
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A:Windows XP - Keyboard - some letters I have to type multiple times for them to appear

Laptop keyboard problem

This could be a failing keyboard matrix, fairly simple to order a new one from Dell and fit. Or it could be the keyboard software faulty. A way to check for a failing keyboard, is to plug in a separate keyboard, into a USB socket. If all works well, then the fault is the Laptop's keyboard. Hope that helps, if only to eliminate one possible problem.
 

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Server
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A:Keyboard multiple characters with 1 keystroke

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A:File sharing over Linksys router. How to disable?

lol

stop surfing the porn sites and you have nothing to worry about, your dad seems to know heaps more about pc's etc and anything you do he will undo.

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A:Keyboard issues, multiple letters appearing

You didn't give us the brand and model, but a laptop keyboard can be found for $25 to $50 depending on brand and model and where you buy it... Usully you remove four to six screws from the bottom, unplug the ribbon cable, remove the board and exchange it, then reverse and you have the new keyboard working in less than 15 minutes...
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A:Show all users on network

easy way is to use your router to see All Attached Devices; you get the IP, Mac address and sometimes the System Name.

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Secondary IDE channel with 40 wire cable set up:

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A:Multiple hard drives show up in Explorer

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A:Adaptec's 1205SA users, here's what I sent to Adaptec

I succefully updated the BIOS on my card(It boots faster now). Here's what I've done:

using UPDBIOS utility, I typed "Adaptec SATA Host Controller 1205SA" after selecting 2 lines title and changed subsystem vendor to 9005 and Subsystem Product Id to 0250, what seem to be the Adaptec IDs from the original driver INF file.

For the driver, I modified the INF files a bit.

To update your BIOS, you will need the latest driver. I still got no news from Adaptec(I post the mail 4 hours ago) letting me know that they'll post the new BIOS on their site, so flash it only if you're REALLY sure you want to because if they don't, you will ruin your warranty.

For the driver, download this :
http://12.24.47.40/display/2n/kb/article.asp?aid=10471 (In the right frame)
and extract the content of driver-custom over it. Also, you will have to copy si3112.sys and name the copy si3112.mpd for win9x/me. I haven't had time to correct this bug from the older version INF file, which isn't in the new one.

BIOS is in the ZIP file. Flash it from the control panel SiliconImage ATA Controllers.
 

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A:One router, multipe real IPs, multiple server boxes - setup network?

Regular SOHO routers such as a linksys will not let you manage multiple static IP's. You will need an enterprise class VPN/firewall/router such as a Sonicwall to do that. I assume you want one IP for your web server, one for FTP and so on.. all pointing to different servers/nics. I would suggest a Sonicwall Pro 2040 or Pro 3060. I've seen both on ebay (used) for a reasonable price (around $300). Keep in mind these boxes go for about $1500 to $2000 and up (retail). There are other products from other vendors such as Cisco which will be significantly more. You will need a router in bridge mode (or a bridge) between your WAN connection and the Sonicwall. A regular linksys may suffice for this. There may be other solutions to this but this is one.
 

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A:Problem with share folder and printer in windows 7

ermm..i guess there is no solution for this one...
 

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A:Using Multiple Static IP's

Scamper said:





We have Internet service from two providers (Fios/Comcast)
Each service includes 5-Static IP address:
xxx.xxx.xxx.10 - 14 (ISP#1 ->router#1)
yyy.yyy.yyy.100-104 (ISP#2 ->router#2)

Which connect to our internal LAN:
192.168.1.xxx

I would like to segregate traffic between services, so that that Email traffic is on a different IP from users accessing the Internet.Click to expand...

This is a port forward solution:
for ports 25, 110, & 143 (the emails), port forward each to the lan address that is closes to the specific ISP side desired, eg any lan address on router#2




I would also like to have fail-over from the primary (fios) to secondary (comcast)
(I don't need load balancing, the Fios connection is plenty fast)Click to expand...

fall over is described well here

you may need to multihome each client (which see)




My plan is to take a 16-port switch and plug the two Ethernet connections coming from the providers into it. .....

My first question is, will this work? Normally you would have the Internet connection from the provider going directly into the router.

Can I put a switch in between them?

If so can I attach two Internet connections and three routers all to the same switch?Click to expand...

I'd have to think out the layout and setup ...
 

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A:Recommendations for free file sharing sites?

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A:Network with 2 routers, 1 server, multiple clients

You can have domain running in the home with the equipment you have posted above. I did that here myself. You need Windows client OS that supports domain. Pro series does. Server 2003 has NAT feature and can be your router using additional network card. One Card would be labeled WAN and the other would be called LAN. This can be connected to a 5/8/16/24/48-port switch or even add AP to the mix. So it would be modem to Server to external switch. Having the Server with DNS, DHCP and Active Directory active plus the NAT works great. Take some time to get it all working though. For extra SPI hardware firewall I had use one of those belkin wireless turned off wi-fi, DHCP then connected the server LAN to Belkin then back to the switch. This is optional don't have to do this just saying that's how I did it.

Or

Use a wireless router connect only server to and use external switch from the router to your other network devices. This is another way to do with on domain. Doing this way you don't need to install another Nic card in the server box.
 

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A:File sharing help

this is Print/File Sharing and the twist is the Vista Machine.

You need a consistent Workgroup Name for all systems,
Enable Simple File Sharing
add P/Fs to the firewall settings (the exception tab)

first test is that systemA can Ping systemB and conversely; w/o that nothing works.
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A:Sharing Internet connection

that setup isn't going to be lightning fast. you didn't go into detail about how you have it configured but 97% of the time its all or nothing as far as getting out to the web through a shared internet connection.
 

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A:Sharing a printer

i think you can check your router documentation to see how u can make it an access point then u can connect your laptop to it.
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A:Local disk drive C:\ appearing as a folder!

read this post there may

read this post there may be some similar problems / fixes for you.....don't forget to use the Micro soft USB disconnect tool before unplugging any devices
http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic60377.html
 

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A:Corrupted folder on external hdd

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A:Windows 7 - folder sharing problem

After Standby or Hibernation, you've lost the connection(s) to the other shares

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A:Experiencing high latency with multiple users on router

Is there any way that i can get the signal to boost as more of it is utilized?Click to expand...

the short answer is no.

for a start see http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic141987.html#4

Bandwidth control is difficult with our cheap routers -- the professionals have features
that are seldomly available to home users. Look to see if QoS is supported in your router; if present you *may*
be able to configure it.

You currently have
Code:

modem ---- router#1 ---wired system(A)
|
+ - - - - WiFi (B + C systems)

With that layout, all systems will see all traffic ; system A will see but not process packets from system C.
Not all routers use Switch technology -- see if yours does. If not add a switch
Code:

modem ---- router#1 ---(switch*) --- wired system(A)
|
+ - - - - WiFi (B + C systems)

This will reduce traffic from the router to system(A). Everything attached to the
switch* side will only see its own traffic.

If I were using WiFi, this would be my layout
Code:

modem ---- router#1 ---(switch) --- A/P - - - WiFi (B + C systems) wired system(A)
|
+---- wired system(A)

Here, ALL systems only see their own traffic

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A:Sharing ethernet - Do I need a ethernet hub?

ok, first off, on most tech support forums "borrowing internet" from your neighbour is
frowned upon

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