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Windows 7: XP using 7 to go online

12 Sep 2011   #1

7 Ultimate x64, Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 
XP using 7 to go online

How would I set up my xp desktop so that I can connect the desktop with an Ethernet cable to the Windows 7 laptop that has internet so that the xp desktop can go online?

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13 Sep 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Well, the Windows 7 computer has to have two network cards.. Combination of 2 Wifi, 2 NIC or 1 NIC - 1 Wifi

One of the NIC card has to receive the internet source.

Then you can use this website to set up something called ICS (Internet Connection Sharing)
Using ICS (Internet Connection Sharing)
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13 Sep 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

What type of internet service do you have? If possible, your best bet is to just get a router.
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14 Sep 2011   #4

7 Ultimate x64, Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

i went through network and sharing, but i did not find any "manage network connection" for wired. i did find a place to allow other computers to connect to the internet through the laptop, but it kept on failing when i tried to set it.

im in college, so internet is no problem is for me.

oh well. im waiting for a wireless adapter from newegg that i brought
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