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Windows 7: Peer-peer ethernet wire sharing internet wont work


31 Dec 2010   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64-bit
 
 
Peer-peer ethernet wire sharing internet wont work

Hey,
i have 2 window 7 computers and i wish to share the internet with my other one via an Ethernet wire, ive searched the web and ive found nothing!
ive tryed to get the sharing tab in my local networks properties, but its not nere!

see the attachment to get a better idea

i would be really greatful if some one could help me fix the proplem
thanks




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31 Dec 2010   #2

 

Check the IPV4 box...
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31 Dec 2010   #3

Windows 7 Professional x64-bit
 
 

i just ticked the IPV4 protocal box and its still not working
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31 Dec 2010   #4

 

check that IPV4 is set in properties to 'Obtain IP and DNS Automatically, then add the gateway (router address) in the advanced section. Reboot, then show screenshot of wireless status...
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01 Jan 2011   #5

Windows 7 Professional x64-bit
 
 

i got my Home group working thanks but the internet sharing tab is still not there


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01 Jan 2011   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Are you trying to share your internet connection from router to computer from that computer to the other one?
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01 Jan 2011   #7

Windows 7 Professional x64-bit
 
 

no its a wireless modem in sted of a router
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01 Jan 2011   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

so you have a wireless router or modem connected to 1 computer and would like to share that internet from 1 computer directly to another via Ethernet?
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01 Jan 2011   #9

Windows 7 Professional x64-bit
 
 

yep that it
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01 Jan 2011   #10

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Rush44 View Post
yep that it
IMHO: Quick note bad idea. This always seems to create more problems than it is worth. If you have wireless just add a wireless card to the second computer you will be much happier because it will work better and super simple to setup.

If you donít have wireless add a hard wire for the second computer to the router to the internet. -WS
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