|Subject:||Hiding two PCs on same LAN from eachother|
|Posted by:||Paul H (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
|Date:||Wed, 21 Jul 2004|
I have two home PCs (WinXP and WinME) sharing a broadband internet
connection via a NAT router. I wan to make each machine completely invisible
to the other. The thinking behind this is, if one machine gets a worm/trojan
etc. the other machine will not get infected because there will be no TCP/IP
communication between them even though they share the same router.
Is there a way to do this without wrestling with IPSec/local security policy
or installing a personal firewall on each machine? I do not want the users
making decisions on what to block/allow etc..
Basically my network will be:
(the IP address above are not set in stone, they're just to illustrate a
I just want to set it up so Computer_01 has no possible way of receiving a
single packet from Computer_02 and vice versa, but they both must access the
What is the "easiest" way of doing this?