This wikiHow teaches how to create a LAN (Local Area Network), which allows connected computers and devices to talk to each other and access the internet. Count the number of computers you need to hardwire. When setting up a LAN, you'll need to know how many computers will be connecting to the network via Ethernet.Do you need an internet connection to run a LAN?
Yes, you can. All that you need to do is run a network cable (LAN) to connect to the other PC. No internet connection is required.What's the best way to configure my PC to my Network?
The best way would be to set a static IP address on your router. Check the manufacturer's website for directions specific to your device. An alternative is to set a static IP through your OS. However, this can create network collisions if another PC on your network has the same IP address.What happens when I connect my computer to MY lan?
If you're using a router, your work is complete. Once all of the computers are connected to a LAN port, they will be assigned IPs automatically and will appear on the network. If you set up your LAN for gaming, you should be able to start your LAN game and have each computer connect.