Setting up 2 broadband connections in a Single Computer!

varmap

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Apr 15, 2007
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Ok, here's the scenario....I have MTNL triband as well as cable Internet (Lan based & not cable modem). I have a single Desktop computer....Now how do i setup my computer so that i can acess either of the 2 broad band services at a given time... Thanks in advance!
 

varmap

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Apr 15, 2007
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Actually i searched a lot and came up with "Fusing" of 2 broadband connections...here on the other hand i want it at seperate times....what's the easist way out....Thanks
 


viralbug

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you can connect the mtnl router through usb and the other lan based broadband to your lan port. when you dont want to use mtnl, just keep the router off. when you want to use mtnl, just disable the lan connection from your lan properties.the easiest way would be just keep changing the lan cable.
 

varmap

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Apr 15, 2007
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The problem is The cable connection needs dialing while the MTNL connection does not...Moreover Cable ISP has fixed IP while MTNL does not...so every time i change the LAN cable i might have to change all the settings too??
 

viralbug

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^^^ yes you will have to change all that settings.or you can connect the mtnl router through usb.
 


GSV13

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Connect one with Usb other with lan Disable & enable at convenience. I think the Cable connection could not obtain ip address automatically unlike Adsl(mtnl).So either connect adsl with usb or have another Lan card(cost 125Rs) or change settings every time.Simple solution. :)
 

varmap

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Apr 15, 2007
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Ok, I have installed a second LAN card. I have connected the ADSL modm thru this lan. For the time being i have disabled the Cable Lan.Now when i try using IE, there is no activity ie. i cannot open any website. On the other hand if i use flashget to download something , it works perfectly.Also MSN messenger cannot connect but my AVG antivirus software can be updated....Am I missing a step in configuring the IE.
 

varmap

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Apr 15, 2007
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Finally, was able to connect ADSL thru USB by putting the DNS values in TCP/IP settings.ThankU everybody who responded to this thread!