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Windows 7: Internet connection using LAN via another pc.. (?)


05 Sep 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Internet connection using LAN via another pc.. (?)

Hello, i got a pc and a laptop.

i can share my files using LAN connection. copy paste etc etc.

My PC is connected to internet using an USB wimax Modem.

i want to connect my laptop to through my pc. is that possible?


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05 Sep 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit (SP 1)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by th3r0ck View Post
Hello, i got a pc and a laptop.

i can share my files using LAN connection. copy paste etc etc.

My PC is connected to internet using an USB wimax Modem.

i want to connect my laptop to through my pc. is that possible?

Hi and welcome

Yes it is possible, just follow the instructions here:

Using ICS (Internet Connection Sharing)

Regards
UKMedia
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07 Sep 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UKMedia View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by th3r0ck View Post
Hello, i got a pc and a laptop.

i can share my files using LAN connection. copy paste etc etc.

My PC is connected to internet using an USB wimax Modem.

i want to connect my laptop to through my pc. is that possible?

Hi and welcome

Yes it is possible, just follow the instructions here:

Using ICS (Internet Connection Sharing)

Regards
UKMedia
Well, i have to have a router for this process. but i am looking for a process which doesnt need a router.

my pc is connected to the internet using USB WIMAX
my laptop is connected with my pc using RJ45 LAN connection.
i can share files between these two.
but i cant share internet @ my laptop through my pc.. is there any way wihthout router?
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07 Sep 2011   #4

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Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 

Don't let the pictogram throw you. In that diagram they are using a "Wired Hub", not a router, to connect more than one other computer to the ICS on the main computer.

If you are going to connect just one other computer to the main computer via ICS you can do this directly using a "Crossover Cable".

The wired hub eliminates the need to have a crossover cable in an ICS setup. You can not use a normal Ethernet cable for this. You can make your own crossover cables, or buy them pre-made, or use a hub.

Also note that you will need 2 NICs (Network Interface Cards, or LAN connections) to do ICS.

This is probably not the best video I could find, but it will give you the general gist of what you are going to do:
Windows 7 Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) - YouTube
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16 Sep 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TVeblen View Post
Don't let the pictogram throw you. In that diagram they are using a "Wired Hub", not a router, to connect more than one other computer to the ICS on the main computer.

If you are going to connect just one other computer to the main computer via ICS you can do this directly using a "Crossover Cable".

The wired hub eliminates the need to have a crossover cable in an ICS setup. You can not use a normal Ethernet cable for this. You can make your own crossover cables, or buy them pre-made, or use a hub.

Also note that you will need 2 NICs (Network Interface Cards, or LAN connections) to do ICS.

This is probably not the best video I could find, but it will give you the general gist of what you are going to do:
Windows 7 Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) - YouTube
Working..
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16 Sep 2011   #6

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Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 

Glad to hear it.

So which did you do? Crossover cable or Hub?
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29 Sep 2011   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TVeblen View Post
Glad to hear it.

So which did you do? Crossover cable or Hub?
there is an option available on LAN properties.

SHARE Tab
>|allow other networks users to connect to the internet connect through this interment connection.


it was a 3 feet cat6 cable used 2 RJ45 Connectors. and it worked nicely
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