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Old 08-13-2011, 07:03 AM   #1
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Question connecting 2 laptops

Is it possible for two laptops to share, with a split USB cable, one wifi booster such as the RTL8187.
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Old 08-13-2011, 07:44 AM   #2
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Default Re: connecting 2 laptops

You can connect 2 laptops in an ad hoc network configuration using a crossover ethernet cable. You can also connect them ad hoc wirelessly. If one is connected to the internet, then it could act as a server to the other (using Windows internet sharing).

Might help if we knew the particulars of what you aim to accomplish.
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Old 08-13-2011, 08:28 AM   #3
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Thank you for your reply. I have two lap tops running windows 7 home premium. I connect to the internet wirelessly using ,--http://www.faculty-x.net/su2410-usb.htm,-- a long range usb wifi aerial. I want to then connect a second laptop.
We use this mainly when travelling in our motorhome.
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