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10 Mar 2010   #1

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windows 7 sharing internet

i just put windows 7 on my pc. the pc connects to the wireless internet. i need to share the internet thru lan out to my router wich goes to my xbox, xbox 360, and htpc. howcan i do this? i have always been able to do this on xp so surely i can still do this. thanks for the help


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12 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) *** Windows XP SP3 (32-bit), OSX 10.6
 
 

Hi opencircles,

I'd start by checking out this overview of Internet Connection Sharing (ICS): Using ICS (Internet Connection Sharing) (refers to Vista but still applies to Windows 7)

Also reference this tutorial on using ICS between your Xbox 360 and PC: Connect to Xbox LIVE using Internet Connection Sharing: Xbox 360 | Xbox Support

If your home theater PC is running XP, check out this thread as well: Internet Connection Sharing between 7 and XP

Let me know how far you get!

Cheers,

Walker
Windows Outreach Team
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14 Mar 2010   #3

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no luck. i have ready what you have given but the problem is i am sending internet to a no wireless router in my house
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15 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) *** Windows XP SP3 (32-bit), OSX 10.6
 
 

It doesn't matter whether your router is wireless or not, if it is after your main PC in the network chain and no other devices need wireless internet. So before, your XP PC received wireless internet, and distributed it via a wired-only ethernet router to your Xbox, Xbox 360, and Home Theater PC... right?

And the only thing that has changed is you now have Windows 7 instead of Windows XP? Can you describe where in the process you are having problems? It's very difficult to tell what's wrong without more information. Please also fill out your System Spec.

Cheers,

Walker
Windows Outreach Team
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