Provision in Windows
98/ME for sharing one computer's connection to the Internet with other computers (generally over a LAN
Be cautious while trying to use this with a broadband
connection. Windows can be confused with broadband login/password, network workgroup/ID, and a multitude of other options, as Windows has not been fully prepared for broadband.
The Home Networking Wizard
, introduced in Windows ME
, is surprisingly effective at bring an unruly broadband/LAN, modem/LAN, Internet connection, or LAN system to order.