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Internet sharing Do i, Allow other network users to connect through this computers internet connection?

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    My computer says it is missing a specified. driver which is not allowing. it to connect to internet. how do i determine what the specified. driver. is?

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Nope..not unless you want someone else to hook up through your machine..

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My computer will not connect to the internet


maybe you should go through the control panel to the internet/network page, then to the network and sharing centre to view and manage your connections. You should identify your network and verify if the connection is alright. If not click on connect and put in your security code to activate a connection. Once activated, you should be able to use the internet facility.

Jul 03, 2012 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

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Set up and Use Internet Connection Sharing


Hi,

To enable Internet Connection Sharing on a network connection

You must be logged on to your computer with an owner account in order to complete this procedure.
Open Network Connections. (Click Start, click Control Panel, and then double–click Network Connections.)

Click the dial–up, local area network, PPPoE, or VPN connection you want to share, and then, under Network Tasks, click Change settings of this connection.

On the Advanced tab, select the Allow other network users to connect through this computer's Internet connection check box.
If you want this connection to dial automatically when another computer on your home or small office network attempts to access external resources, select the Establish a dial–up connection whenever a computer on my network attempts to access the Internet check box.

If you want other network users to enable or disable the shared Internet connection, select the Allow other network users to control or disable the shared Internet connection check box.

Under Internet Connection Sharing, in Home networking connection, select any adapter that connects the computer sharing its Internet connection to the other computers on your network. The Home networking connection is only present when two or more network adapters are installed on the computer.


To configure Internet options on your client computers for Internet Connection Sharing

Open Internet Explorer. Click Start, point to All Programs, and then click Internet Explorer.)

On the Tools menu, click Internet Options.

On the Connections tab, click Never dial a connection, and then click LAN Settings.

In Automatic configuration, clear the Automatically detect settings and Use automatic configuration script check boxes.

In Proxy Server, clear the Use a proxy server check box.


Good luck!

Bhautesh.

on Feb 24, 2010 | PC Desktops

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Lenovo desktop cannot connect to the internet with linksys ae2500


What kind of message are you getting? Are you connecting with a network cable coming out of the linksys and plugging into the back of the Lenovo Desktop? if so look on the back of the computer where the cable is connected and see if you see a light. It should be lit if the network cable and the computer's network card are both good.

Look at the bottom right hand portion of your screen near the time. See the computer there. Right click on it and select Network and Sharing Center. Or click Start/Control Panel/Network and Internet/Network and Sharing Center. When it opens up you will see a diagram of your computer going into your router and the router going out to the internet. If there is no connection you will see a red X over where the connection is being interrupted. Click on Connect To A Network. Find your network and connect to it.

Mar 21, 2012 | Lenovo PC Desktops

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How to network connect and activate windows 2007 & MAC X


Set up user accounts

Users connecting to Windows Sharing must have user accounts on the Mac OS X computer that is sharing. There is no guest access. Any person who already has an account on the Mac OS X computer can use his existing account. You must log in to the Mac OS X computer with an administrator account to set this up. The steps differ for new and existing users.

For new users
  1. From the Apple menu, choose System Preferences.
  2. From the View menu, choose Accounts.
  3. Click New User (10.2) or the "+" button (10.3 or later).
  4. Enter the Name and Short Name for the user who will log in from Windows.

    The user's short name is exactly how the user will enter their name when they log in to Windows Sharing. The short name is always lowercase.

    For users of Windows 98: If you log in to Windows 98 with a username, make sure it matches your Mac OS X account's short name. If you do not log in to Windows 98 with a username, you will need to create a new Windows 98 username that matches the account short name in Mac OS X. For more information on using Windows operating systems, please see Microsoft documentation or contact Microsoft for further assistance.
  5. Enter the user's password.
  6. 10.2 only: Click the checkbox for "Allow user to log in from Windows".
  7. 10.2 only: Click OK.
  8. Quit System Preferences.

If your Windows PC has is equipped with an Ethernet port, you can connect your PC and Macintosh using an Ethernet cable. By doing this, you are creating a small local network, consisting of just the two computers. Set up your Windows PC by turning on File Sharing. Refer to the instructions that came with your Windows PC if you're not sure how to do this.

To locate and connect to the Windows computer, you can use the sidebar in a Finder window. You need to know the workgroup name for the computer and the network name (called the "computer name") for the computer. To connect to the computer, you also need a user name and password and the name of the shared folder you want to access. If you don't have this information, contact the person who owns the computer or your network administrator.

If you cannot locate the Windows computer in the Network browser, you may be able to connect to it using the Connect To Server dialog in the Finder.

Make sure the Internet Connection Firewall is turned off, or if it's on make sure TCP port 445 is open to allow sharing connections.
To connect you Mac and Windows computers: step_1.gif

In the Finder, choose Go > "Connect to Server."
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Type the network address for the computer in the Server Address text box using one of these formats:

smb://DNSname/sharename smb://IPaddress/sharename
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Follow the onscreen instructions to type the workgroup name and a user name and password, and choose the shared folder you want to access.

Feb 23, 2011 | PC Desktops

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AOL Dial up on Windows 7


Click on the Network Connection icon in the bottom-right hand corner of the start menu (next to the system clock). This will bring up the Network Connection window. Depending on how your computer is set up, it may look like either of the icons below:
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Click Open Network and Sharing Center at the bottom of the Network Connection window.
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Click Set up a new connection or network in the Network and Sharing Center.8896771.jpeg
Select Connect using a dial-up modem and click Next.
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On the Type the information from your Internet service provider (ISP) screen, enter the details as follows:
a) Dial-up phone number: 0198308333
b) User name: Your full Westnet username. This will generally be in the format of yourusername@westnet.com.au, or sometimes yourusername@wn.com.au.
c) Password: Enter your Westnet password. This is case-sensitive, so ensure your caps lock key is switched off and you are entering your password in the correct case.
d) Connection name: It is recommended you change this to Westnet Dial-up Connection.
e) Allow other people to use this connection: If you have other Windows user accounts on this computer, and you intend for them to be able to use this dial up connection, check the box. Otherwise, leave it unchecked.
f) Ensure you have connected your modem to the phone socket, and click Connect. This will automatically attempt to test the new connection by dialing up to the internet.
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To reconnect to this dial-up connection in the future, click the Network Connection icon in the bottom-right hand corner of the start menu, click Westnet Dial-up Connection, and then click the connection button.
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Jun 24, 2010 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

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My new pc Dell Inspiron desktop has no modem built in for dial-up internet connection. Im currently subscribing to a dial-up service provider on another pc, how do I connect to the same dial-up service...


You have to configure Internet Connections Sharing on the PC which has a dial-up service.
1. Click Start - Settings - Control Panel - Network Connections, right click on dial-up.
2. Clik on Properties, click on Advanced tab.
3. Under Internet Connection Sharing, select the Allow other network users to connect through this computer's Internet connection check box

After that you must connect the other pc to this one via network cable.
If you don'y have network adapters you have to buy them.

Sep 30, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 530s Desktop Computer...

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Hi, i have a problem with configuring ADSL Internet Connection with Windows Vista. The modem is connected through a phone line, then with the LAN Port. I saw the status window of the LAN Connection, there...


go to network and sharing center and choose repair/diagnose connection and make sure you only have 1 network connection listed unless you have a home network.

Sep 22, 2009 | Compaq Evo D500 PC Desktop

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I AM UNABLE TO ACCESS INTERNET THRU MY HYBRID APPLE MAC DESK TOP-


Go into network set up a shared Internet connection using ICS (Internet Connection Sharing) You can use Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) to share an Internet connection among two or more computers on a network. First, you need one computer, called the host computer, that is connected to the Internet and that has a separate connection to the other computers on your network. You enable ICS on the Internet connection. The other computers on your network then connect to the host computer, and from there to the Internet through the host computer's shared Internet connection.
If your computer is connected to a network, network policy settings might prevent you from completing these steps.
On the host computer (the computer whose Internet connection you plan to share):
  1. ?id=microsoft.windows.resources.shellexecutetopiciconClick to open Network Connections.
  2. Right-click the connection that you want to share, and then click Properties.getcontent.aspx?assetid=18abb370-ac1e-4b6b-b663-e028a75bf05b&documentset=en-us&renderkey=signed1 If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
  3. Click the Sharing tab, and then select the Allow other network users to connect through this computer’s Internet connection check box.

Jul 22, 2009 | PC Desktops

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I have a d link DES-1105. cant get more than one computer to work on hub/switch.


Hi!
Unfortunately, hubs or switches cannot be use to share internet access specially if it's connected to a modem. To share internet access, you will need a router. If you prefer not to use a router, you can enable ICS (Internet Connection sharing) on one PC and share internet access to the others. However, the PC that will share internet access will need two ethernet cards (or LAN cards).

Your setup will look like this:


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If internet is not a concern, and you just want to connect the computers to share files and resources, you will have to se your computers to static IP. You do not need any additional device - just connect your computers to the hub, setup a static IP on all the computers.

If you need further assistance setting up static IP on the computers, please reply and I'll give you the step by step instruction for that.

For any setup, a router will be the best option.


I hope that helps.

Good luck and have a nice day!


Nov 30, 2008 | PC Desktops

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I have desk top and a laptop my desk top gets the internet just fine but i can not connect to the internet on laptop


Is the Ethernet cable plugged into the laptop too? Are you on a router or switch?

Feb 27, 2008 | PC Desktops

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