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Windows 7: can't share my internet through (ICS), to an ad-hoc


21 Nov 2011   #1

win7 x32 pro.
 
 
can't share my internet through (ICS), to an ad-hoc

Hi guys,

I'm trying to share my internet connection [ huawei modem] to usb flash tp-link

wireless through ad-hoc connection. In the past I used to make a bridge between

any connection to share my internet and make my laptop as a router, and it always

works without any hassle. But now since I'm using 3g modem to connect to internet,

windows 7 doesn't allow me to make any bridge between my 3g modem and my

wireless tp-link device. So, I tried using ICS, to share the internet connection from

my 3g modem to the an ad-hoc I've set up, but when I connect to that ad-hoc

no internet is there. and the ipv4 that the 3g modem assigns to

my wireless card is 192.168.2.1


my ipconfig/all results:


Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7600]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Users\toshiba>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Mixed
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : Yes
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 5:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter #
2
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : F2-EC-38-8F-96-14
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 4: << the one that i wanna share to

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros AR9271 Wireless Network Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : F4-EC-38-8F-96-14
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Mobile Broadband adapter Mobile Broadband Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : HUAWEI Mobile Connect - 3G Network Card << the one connected to internet
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1E-10-1F-8A-AA
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 10.254.109.224(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.192
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 10.254.109.193
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 80.90.160.35
80.90.160.158
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek RTL8187SE Wireless LAN PCIE Netwo
rk Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 70-1A-04-CB-F0-7F
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes


Thanks in advance!


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21 Nov 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit Steve Ballmer Signature Edition
 
 

Try disabling any firewalls and check your AV for one as well (many new AV products include a built in firewall).

It would also help to know if both PCs are Windows 7, or just the one sharing Internet?

I am also assuming that you have same workgroup set on both and both are in the same 192.168.2.xxx subnet...???
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21 Nov 2011   #3

win7 x32 pro.
 
 

thanks for your help.

I'm actually trying to connect my ipod.

I'll try with the AV.
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21 Nov 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit Steve Ballmer Signature Edition
 
 

<SARC>That may be fun!</SARC>
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21 Nov 2011   #5

win7 x32 pro.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Darryl Licht View Post
<SARC>That may be fun!</SARC>

FUN??!! r u on sth today?
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21 Nov 2011   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit Steve Ballmer Signature Edition
 
 

sth???
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21 Nov 2011   #7

win7 x32 pro.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Darryl Licht View Post
<SARC>That may be fun!</SARC>

I still don't understand why you were being sarcastic!!


Only for sake of future members who might have my problem.

I solved mine by disabling my NOD32 firewalls.
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21 Nov 2011   #8
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

It might be a better idea to have Nod32 firewall 'allow' that connection, rather than turn it off. Look in the Firewall settings.
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21 Nov 2011   #9

win7 x32 pro.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
It might be a better idea to have Nod32 firewall 'allow' that connection, rather than turn it off. Look in the Firewall settings.
Hi Jacee,

I'm still trying to enable my connection and adding it as an exception

but this thing is giving me a headache. It's so complicated.

I see what I can do, and might as well report back here.
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21 Nov 2011   #10
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Have you looked here? ESET Smart Security Personal firewall behavior and user interaction (4.x) - ESET Knowledgebase

and here How do I configure ESET Smart Security to allow media streaming to my Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3? - ESET Knowledgebase
Quote:
In order to stream media (music, video, pictures, etc.) from your PC to an Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 (or other device) on your network, you must ensure that UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) protocols are allowed by ESET Smart Security's Personal firewall. Configure the Personal firewall's intrusion detection system (IDS) to trust UPnP devices on the network by following the instructions below
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