Here's the deal: what is the best and least complicated way to share dial up? We have two iBooks and an eMac. Option A: Airport Extreme with modem. How does this work? Does it dial in anytime a computer requests a dial up connection, or when I tell it to? Option B: Airport Express and an Extreme card on the eMac. Problems with this is, can you turn off DHCP on the Airport express so that the eMac makes the network and handles the DHCP, can you make it easy to enable sharing and connect on the eMac, and can you make it so that if someone fast user switches on the eMac it doesn't disconnect the modem? Option C: The above, minus the Airport Express. Notes: The iBooks seem to reach entire house when one is sharing and the other roaming around. They don't reach very far out into the yard. (We have a big yard.) Will the eMac have the same range or better, and would the eMac and Airport Express work together and combine their ranges if DHCP was disabled on the Express and left to the eMac? Can Expresses even join ad-hoc networks? I need my parents to be able to easily control this. Could sharing and network creation be easily handled with an AppleScript? What are the problems and strengths of the above configurations? If this post is incoherent or otherwise odd, blame the new year's champagne.