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Windows 7: problem with network sharing

02 Sep 2011   #11
UKMedia

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit (SP 1)
 
 

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UKMedia View Post
Hi

I'm not aware that a PC can act as a wireless hub for connection to another device - which is why your network connection setup is failing. You would either need to connect via Bluetooth, or a wireless router to connect your phone to your PC - or via a USB cable.

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UKMedia
This is the purpose of internet connection sharing it allows a PC with a wired connection to the internet modem to broadcast wireless to other PC's - in fact to act as a wireless router.

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I am not sure but this may not be available in the starter version of windows 7

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