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Old 01-05-2010, 06:27 PM   #1
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Default How do I share internet?

I have a pc and a laptop. My pc has a terrible wifi card so my goal is to make my laptop the wifi card. Is this possible? Im trying to connect the pc to laptop with a ethernet cable then use the laptop wifi card to get the internet to feed to my pc. My laptop is xp and my pc is win7

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Old 01-05-2010, 07:45 PM   #2
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Default Re: How do I share internet?

How are you getting the wireless connection to the laptop? Do you have a wireless router? If so, why can't you just plug an ethernet cable from your desktop PC straight to one of the LAN ports on your router. If that's not an option, you may want to consider a wireless ethernet bridge.

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Old 01-18-2010, 01:51 AM   #3
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Default Re: How do I share internet?

If you are trying to share the wifi card from your laptop to your desktop, no normal Ethernet cable will work. You will want what is called crossover cable. The stuff that you pick up down at your computer store is usually straight cable. Ask for it specially. If you want to set it up from there is gets a little complex but if you decide to go this way the community will be here to support you.

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