Sharing a wireless connection without a route

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Trickyrick
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- Feb 6, 2009 at 02:05 PM
xpcman
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- Feb 6, 2009 at 02:51 PM
Hello,
With the neibours consent and his Wep Key Im using his Wireless connection on my laptop. Is there any way to use the wired lan port on my laptop and connect it to another laptop to share the connection. The second laptop does not have wireless and I was allso hoping that the second laptop would not be detected by the router
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Rick

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Feb 6, 2009 at 02:51 PM
Yes you can. 1st buy a "crossover" LAN cable to connect the two computers. Then on the computer with wireless access enable "internet sharing" create the floppy disk and install the software on the 2nd computer.
See this link for more info https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows?ui=en-US&rs=en-001&ad=US

You could also buy a USB or PC Card (PCMCIA) wireless adapter for the second computer and avoid the wires. I would use this method since it will cost on $15 - 20 US for the adapter.
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