Hi all. First post here. I have two win XP machines. One is a laptop that I use wifi to connect to the web with, one is a desktop that has no wifi, but does have an ethernet port, I would like to use the laptop to serve the desktop, where I can surf on the desktop through the laptop, with an ethernet cable between them. What do I have to do to do this? I know this is an old topic and old oses, someone stole my new laptops out of my apt recently and I'm desperate. I always liked XP tho... Any help greatly app'd. Thanks a lot webmeist
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Buy a cheap wifi card for the desktop, or connect the desktop to your router using an ethernet cable.
yeah i have a wifi card but there's no pc card slot on desktop. It's not my router, but my neighbor's. I was hoping to go the ethernet cable route. I guess I'll get a pc card/usb adapter. Thanks 'menst
You can share out the connection on the laptop with a cable, then then the laptop will always have to be on to use the desktop, and the cable will have to be run to both of them. A $10-20 desktop WiFi card will fix it all.
Thank you. You are right. And, I can move the two computers around! This modern technology... >:)