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Chapter 16. Creating a Windows XP Pro Ne... > Bridging Two Network Types with Wind...

Bridging Two Network Types with Windows XP

Windows XP has a feature new to Windows: the ability to connect or bridge two different network types through software. This can eliminate the need for buying a hardware device to connect two disparate networks. Figure 16.27 shows an example of what bridging can do. In the figure, one Windows XP computer serves as a bridge between an Ethernet LAN and a Phoneline LAN.

Figure 16.27. Bridging a Phoneline and Ethernet network with Windows XP. Computers on either network can communicate as if they were directly connected.



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