Have you ever wanted to share your PC's internet connection with your Dreamcast?  Maybe you want to be able to use both at the same time.  Or maybe you have a broadband connection to your PC and want to let your Dreamcast share it, but don't want to spend money on the DC Broadband Adapter.  There are many good reasons to set up a Dreamcast server on your PC, but it's not necessarily an easy thing to do. This guide is here to help you get everything set up.


  • The information presented on this website is provided AS-IS. Please do not send me email with questions on why this didn't work for you. Use Google and try to figure it out.

  • Setting this up on a Windows 2000 or XP system is a bit harder than on a Windows 9x system. It may require more technical skills, and a modem/networking background.

  • Read through the ENTIRE guide before you do ANYTHING! If you are not confident in setting this up then DO NOT attempt it! I am not responsible for any damage you may do to your computer, Dreamcast, yourself, or your data.

Here are some common situations where you might consider setting up your Windows PC as a Dreamcast server:

Now here are some advantages and disadvantages to creating a setup like this:



    If you think this is something that could benefit you, then read on...and get ready to get your hands dirty! You can use the list box at the top of the page to navigate through the pages of this guide.