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What is needed to connect desktop to wifi

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  • Configuration
  • Connection
  • WiFi
  • Desktops
  • Wireless Networking
Last response: in Wireless Networking
June 29, 2012 5:27:29 AM

I have a desktop & laptop computer connected with a usb bigpond stick,I want to connect these and my ipad to wifi together what hardware do I need and what changes are needed?

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June 29, 2012 3:08:35 PM

The laptop needs to be configured as a wireless hotspot. If the laptop is using Windows 7, you might want to consider Connectify for these purposes.

http://connectify.me

You could also employ a hardware solution. Just plug a wireless router into the ethernet port of the laptop, then bridge the laptop’s wired and 3G network connections in Network Connections.
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