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Windows 7: Internet Sharing using Cross-Over cable

26 Dec 2009   #9
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 
Internet Sharing using Cross-Over cable

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What's this tutorial about...Click here to read the entire tutorial



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03 Jan 2010   #10
ratePV

Windows 7 SP1 x64
 
 

Yes but there was only one attack in Kaspersky and about 20+ in Nod32???

As i said i will try out your method of putting "Obtain an IP address automatically" on my Windows 7 machine

Should i remove the DNS server on both machines(they are currently aimed one at another)?

I will report tommorow

And thank you!



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03 Jan 2010   #11
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

If you want to include DNS you can, i had not. My setting is auto config -DHCP on my router and on my Windows 7.

One of the basis of putting in the IP, Subnet, Gateway is cos these are the min requirments and if the min works, then that's all there is to do. If the min is only IP and subnet and it works for you, then buy all means only use these. Remember that you testing the ports and cable at the same time when you are doing this tutorial.

Thanks ratePV. Appreciate your input mate.
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03 Jan 2010   #12
ratePV

Windows 7 SP1 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aem View Post
If you want to include DNS you can, i had not. My setting is auto config -DHCP on my router and on my Windows 7.

One of the basis of putting in the IP, Subnet, Gateway is cos these are the min requirments and if the min works, then that's all there is to do. If the min is only IP and subnet and it works for you, then buy all means only use these. Remember that you testing the ports and cable at the same time when you are doing this tutorial.

Thanks ratePV. Appreciate your input mate.
Yes when i put gateway in XP the connection wont
work.
Now i edited the settings on XP:
IP Adress:192.168.0.1
Subnet:255.255.255.0
everything else is blank

I will enable automatic obtaining of ip's on my 7.

Okay i wont spam your tut. any more
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16 Oct 2010   #13
saville

Win 7 32bit
 
 
Internet Sharing using a Croos-Over cable

Any reason that this wouldn't work between two Win 7 machines?

R
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19 Dec 2010   #14
chulupa2

windows 7 home premium
 
 

Thank you, I followed exactly as told to... but when I bridged the Lan and the Wireless together- I lost the wireless connection. What did I do wrong??
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13 Jan 2011   #15
win7johngo

Window 7 Home 64bit, Windows XP Home Premium 32bit
 
 
Cross over cable opposite to USB ethernet to broadband modem

Hello,

I set up a home network between a new computer running Windows 7 and an older XP. After much fiddling I connected with a crossover cable because I couldn't find my old mac router in storage (simple old skool router-should work). Anyhow. I ordered broadband and connected the cable modem to the XP computer via the USB to ethernet cable. It all runs splendidly... my IP numbers are slightly different. I'd enjoy learning a bit about securing the network. I'm running a xampp (apache server, mySQL) I have set up port forwarding for a router before however if there is no router I would assume it is a firewall permissions issue, right? The Windows 7 computer has gigbit internet. Don't know if it matters. Perhaps, I should set it up the other way around. Any suggestions or links to a good security tutorial for a crossover cable network? Ideally with a hosting service I could serve other files at certain times say mon-fri 9-5 or whatever and store my static web documents on a free service like google sites or pay for a fancy domain hosting provider. Any suggestions or clarifications are welcome.
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02 Dec 2011   #16
dkay

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hello aem,
Just wanted to thank you for your detailed description. I spent many hours reading various forums, technical guides, but without you I couldn't make it.

I'll try to add as many keywords to this post as possible so other people can find it as well:
Basically I tried to share the internet on my Windows 7 PC for my Sony Bravia TV using a cross-over cable as I couldn't be bothered to add one more router to the network. The PC is connected to a Linksys router via WiFi, and have a stable connection and it's running most of the time anyway. I thought that I'm not a lame on that networking subject, but it just didn't wanted to work with the bloody network sharing function, which was suggested on all the other sites. But once I activated the bridge connection, it's worked straight away and now I can watch various online videos on my TV. So cheeeers!!!!
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06 Jan 2012   #17
darklight86

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x86
 
 

Hello.
I have a problem trying this method.
I have windows 7 on both computers. The desktop is the one with internet connection, and I want to share this connection to the laptop. I've done all the settings, the computers are seeing each other, I can copy files between them but on the laptop the internet is not working.
What can I do? I don't want and I can't install windows Xp on laptop.
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02 Mar 2012   #18
rastitkac

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by saville View Post
Any reason that this wouldn't work between two Win 7 machines?

R
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by darklight86 View Post
Hello.
I have a problem trying this method.
I have windows 7 on both computers. The desktop is the one with internet connection, and I want to share this connection to the laptop. I've done all the settings, the computers are seeing each other, I can copy files between them but on the laptop the internet is not working.
What can I do? I don't want and I can't install windows Xp on laptop.
Hello,
Thank you for an easy to follow tutorial.
But it doesn't seem to work on 2 Windows 7 machines.
I have the same problem as darklight86.
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09 Jan 2014   #19
webeng

Windows 7 Pro 64
 
 

I tried this and everything works ok for a few minutes and then I get an IP conflict error message. Really annoying, I need this to work of course. Anyone???
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