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Windows 7: How to use an iMac as a wirless router with WPA2?

14 Nov 2011   #1
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How to use an iMac as a wirless router with WPA2?

How to use an iMac as a wirless router with WPA2?

I would like to share my broadband Internet connection that is provided by RJ-45 wired connection to my iMac. I have a Windows 7 laptop that I would like to use and have it connect to my iMac wirelessly. I have figured out how to share the iMacís airport connection but unfortunately the MacOS X 10 software only supports WEP.

Surely there must be some freeware out there that utilizes more advanced cryptography. I live in an apartment complex with lots of script kiddies sold be quite dangerous to allow the possibility of people utilizing my Internet connection.

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14 Nov 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit

Not sure if this helps, but I'll post it anyway: iOS: Recommended settings for Wi-Fi routers and access points
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