Wireless/Wired Solution??

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by SkazzyUK, Sep 8, 2003.

  1. SkazzyUK

    SkazzyUK XP-erience Oldie

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    Hiya guys,

    just wanna tickle your brains, I have DSL, this is connected to a modem with router, this goes into a switch downstairs which the main pc is plugged into, then there is a wire that comes through the ceiling into the switch in my room for my pc, my bors pc and my x-box, I have a wireless card for my pc is there anyway in which I can share this internet with my laptop which is wireless enabled? I tried to bridge the connection on my pc but that didnt work, I have ethernet on me lappy but I wanted to use it anywhere in the house..

    Cheers,

    Skazzy
     
  2. Un4gIvEn1

    Un4gIvEn1 Moderator

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    I'm not sure if wireless will work peer to peer. I don't believe it will. You will probably need a wireless access point.
     
  3. silky62678

    silky62678 Guest

    U can try a access point, that may have the features
     
  4. Admiral Michael

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  5. cpu_jockey

    cpu_jockey Guest

    I set one up for my daughter - new laptop w/ wireless to existing desktop w/ cable. Used Linksys 54G wireless router and had some problems w/ setup. Linksys was no help but finally solved it on my own - now works fine.
     
  6. Goatman

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    U can use your PC has a Access point, all you have to do is set you wireless adapter to infrastructure mode, and bridge your net connection (in Win2K or XP) to the wireless adapter... the other wireless stuff in your house should pick it right up.
     
  7. SkazzyUK

    SkazzyUK XP-erience Oldie

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    Cheers Goatman, u seem to give me most practical and cost-effective solution :)