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Cannot access internet (wirelessly)

Last response: in Networking
July 19, 2012 12:26:07 AM

My friends computer cannot access internet. Was wondering if I could hook it to my computer (using crossover cable) to access internet.
July 19, 2012 1:11:42 AM

Assuming your computer has Internet access (e.g., you're connected directly to the modem), then yes. Connect them using a standard ethernet cable (very unlikely you need crossover cables, those have been made obsolete by auto-sensing MDIX ethernet in modern network devices), enable ICS on your Internet connection, and share it w/ the other network. Just make sure both network adapters on that other network connection are set to DHCP before enabling ICS.
July 19, 2012 7:44:55 PM

You may want to add some details about the issue, was the PC able to go online before? How is the network setup in your house, do you have a router? Is the other computer connected to the router?
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