Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Peer-peer ethernet wire sharing internet wont work

01 Jan 2011   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by WindowsStar View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Rush44 View Post
yep that it
IMHO: Quick note bad idea. This always seems to create more problems than it is worth. If you have wireless just add a wireless card to the second computer you will be much happier because it will work better and super simple to setup.

If you donít have wireless add a hard wire for the second computer to the router to the internet. -WS

I agree wireless to then wires is very unreliable and overall not the best idea, however if thats what you want to do you must go to your start menu type in view network connections. Then you will right click go to properties and the share tab to enable sharing of the connection.

My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Peer-peer ethernet wire sharing internet wont work

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Peer to Peer Connection not working Win7 x64 to win vista
Hi, I am trying to connect my win 7 x64 to win vista but it's not working. When I am trying to ping from win vista its showing succesfull but reverse is not. I have tried all options and troubleshooted it but all efforts are in vain. Also troubleshooting does not shows any problem and...
Network & Sharing
Trouble creating a peer to peer network
Hello, I'm trying to link two computers together (both on Windows 7 Pro) in a network for a small business environment. My software program is installed on both computers and I need for it to be able to be used simultaneously on both machines. Setting up a homegroup doesn't seem to allow this...
Network & Sharing
Connecting to Peer-to-Peer network resources
I'm trying to introduce a Windows 7 Pro computer into a legacy peer-to-peer network environment. The problem is simply that the credentials of the Windows 7 computer are not being accepted by the legacy servers. One is an NT server and the other is Windows 2000 server. In each case when I try...
Network & Sharing
Peer to Peer (torrent) issues - freezing
I've been running Windows 7 x64 Professional on my system for the last month or so with little difficulties - except for a recurring issue whenever I try to use any Peer to Peer program. After two or three weeks of troubleshooting I am 99% sure I have nailed the problem down to peer to peer...
BSOD Help and Support

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 13:06.
Twitter Facebook Google+