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Windows 7: ICS using a USB->ethernet adaptor not working

30 Jun 2012   #1

Windows 7 ultimate 32bit
ICS using a USB->ethernet adaptor not working

Hello all

I've been having some problems getting ICS working between my laptop and my desktop using a USB->ethernet adaptor. Here's a run down of what I have got

Wireless internet-->laptop-->usb to ethernet adaptor-->switch-->desktop

currently I have ICS turned on for the wireless adaptor and the usb adaptor has the the ip (no gateway). The desktop has the IP I'm able to share files between the two pcs although if I ping either machine it doesn't return.

If I look at the usb adaptor on the laptop its listed as "unidentified network: no internet access" and is forced to a public network location, the desktop lists as "Network 3" No internet access and I can change network location type freely.

I've had this working in the past with these same machines, only difference was that I used the laptops built in ethernet interface which has since stopped working.

I hope I haven't left anything out that is critical, both pcs have firewalls disabled etc. Any help would be greatly appreciated as this is a real pain!


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