Internet Connection Sharing Problem with Multiple 3C905B Network Adapters

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SYMPTOMS

Access to your internal network may become slow when Internet Connection Sharing is enabled. This behavior can occur if the computer contains multiple 3Com PCI 3C905B network adapters all sharing the same IRQ.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this issue, use another type of network adapter.

MORE INFORMATION

IRQ sharing is allowed, but 3Com reports this as a problem in the Readme file that accompanies the network adapter. Please check with 3Com for additional information about this issue.

For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
252420 General Description of IRQ Sharing in Windows 2000

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Article ID: 259336 - Last Review: October 20, 2013 - Revision: 3.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
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