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Windows 7: how to share a wireless adapter between two pc in win 7

16 Feb 2013   #1
novacounter

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how to share a wireless adapter between two pc in win 7

hi
-I have two pc with (win 7 64bit) os
-1 is a desktop pc & 1 laptop pc
-for some reason i cant connect with my laptop to my wifi conection
so
-i want to know how can i share the internet of my desktop pc
through my wireless adapter in both devices

is that possible?
any idea?

***
note: i have a crossover cable (witch can be used for a lan connection)


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16 Feb 2013   #2
novacounter

windows 7 home premium
 
 

is there anyone to ansewr me?
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17 Feb 2013   #3
novacounter

windows 7 home premium
 
 

plz some one answer me
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17 Feb 2013   #4
Northernsoul55

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Hi Nova,

Please try this for both computers:

Click Start > Control Panel

Change to small/large icons (top right) and click Network and sharing centre.

In the left pane click Manage wireless Networks.
Click on your wireless connection to highlight it and click the Adapter Properties link.

In the new window.
Click on the Sharing tab and check the box for: Allow other network users to connect through this computers internet connection.

Click OK and close the window

Reboot and check connection.

Hope this helps
Cheers
Dave
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17 Feb 2013   #5
TheCyberMan

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Are you using a wirelss router for wi-fi connectivity?
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17 Feb 2013   #6
novacounter

windows 7 home premium
 
 

yes
and i connect to it via wireless adapter
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17 Feb 2013   #7
TheCyberMan

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

But you cannot connect to the router with the laptop is that correct?

When you try and connect to the router with the laptop does it give you any error message when try and connect to your router SSID?
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17 Feb 2013   #8
novacounter

windows 7 home premium
 
 

why i can't?
it gives error now sometimes(it connect and then disconnect)(that's the reason i'm looking to share internet)
but didn't give error before (until last few days)
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note that i want to connect via my pc(and its wifi adapter) and then share it with my laptop
so the only thing i use in my laptop is an ethernet cable
*im not gonna use my laptops internal wifi
because i think it conflict with some other devices in my network
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17 Feb 2013   #9
TheCyberMan

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Personalli i always feel a direct wireless connection to the router is always better rather than sharing htru another machine as speeds nearly always suffer sharing internet.

If you wish to share follow Northernsoul55's advice to setup in #3.

If you wish to try and get your wireless connection working using the router we can try and troubleshoot your issues if you so wish.

You choose.
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