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How to make a usb internet wireless

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September 4, 2012 5:26:12 AM

Hello,
wanted to know how i could make my usb internet dongle into a wifi device, so that i could use the same usb internet connection on other devices VIA Wifi
September 4, 2012 4:29:28 PM

what kind of device are you using? laptop, phone, tablet, desktop
September 11, 2012 6:22:50 AM

im using a laptop; a lenovo y410 3000 series with a Windows XP os. I just cant seem to get it done.....please help
September 11, 2012 10:59:19 AM

Your internet dongle is most probably not wifi, but just 3G/4G data modem.
What you can do is go to network preferences and choose to "share this computer's network" then turn on your laptop's wifi or plug another pc into the laptop's ethernet connector.
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