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Windows 7: Comcast Cable Modem - wireless options

05 Mar 2012   #1
dkswflorida

Windows 7 64 bit home premium
 
 
Comcast Cable Modem - wireless options

I am sure this is a dumb question, but here goes....

My father has a comcast cable modem and he is hard wired to the device. His laptop is running with Windows Vista. I have a new laptop running windows 7. Without purchasing a wireless router, is there anyway I can get my laptop to get out to the internet? I have looked at virtual router software, but I believe they will not work with Windows Vista. Any suggestions? Thanks.


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05 Mar 2012   #2
Ztruker

Windows 8.1 Pro X64
 
 

See here: Using ICS (Internet Connection Sharing)

A wireless router would be a better way to go though. Probably faster and it would not require your father's laptop to be on for you to have an internet connection.
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