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Use Incoming Wireless to Send Out Ethernet *Internet Sharing*

I have a Wireless Incoming Connection... I want to send that out of my Ethernet Port to another computer.

I have done so, with limited success, but looking for the best and simplist way of doing so..

I also have a Wireless Linksys WRT54G Router, with no Cable Modem attached... and if you know how to convert that to transmit my incoming connection, please let me know...

But if only, I would love to know how to take my Wireless In, and Send Out Ethernet to another computer.

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  • r741984 Jun 26, 2009

    I Have Windows Vista Home Premium.

  • r741984 Jun 26, 2009

    Windows Vista Home Premium

    I have bridged connections, shared connections before...

    When it comes to setting IP's and what not, to use the same gateway ip and set Static Ip's.. i get confused.

    P.S. There is another SAME WRT54G router with the same IP in the Area. is this a problem?

  • r741984 Jun 26, 2009


    • I Should have to say right about now.. That When It comes to technicalities, i'm not sure.

      1.
      Like What should the TCP/IP be set to? Automatic or Manual IP?

    2.
    And should I connect my ethernet cable to the "Internet Port" on the router? or into 1 of the 4 outgoing ports?



    I've tried a million settings it seems. :(

  • r741984 Jun 26, 2009

    I've tried everything... Like i really feel like i did.

    SiY11 solved this issue. Thanks.

    I just need to know how to speed that connection up now =)

  • Jeffrey Carter May 11, 2010

    What version of Windows do you have?

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Http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Windows/en-US/help/bfd3bd31-82f0-4b9c-9cde-fb92bc2b14771033.mspx


Enabling ICS
To enable ICS, on your host computer:

1. Open Network Connections by clicking the Start button , clicking Control Panel, clicking Network and Internet, clicking Network and Sharing Center, and then clicking Manage network connections.

2. Right-click the connection that you want to share, and then click Properties. 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.
NoteThe Sharing tab will not be available if you have only one network connection.

4. If desired, you can also select the Allow other network users to control or disable the shared Internet connection check box.

5. Optionally, to allow other network users to use services running on your network, click Settings and select the services you want to allow.


When you enable ICS, your local area network (LAN) connection gets a new static IP address and configuration, so you'll need to reestablish any TCP/IP connections between your host computer and the other network computers.
To test your network and Internet connection, see if you can share files between computers and make sure each computer can reach a website.

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Once you have done the above, connect the Ethernet cord to the WAN/Modem port on the Linksys router and set the router to Dynamic IP. Then connect another computer to one of the LAN numbered ports on the router and they will have internet. Remember your computer MUST be on for the computers connected to the Linksys to get internet.

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  • Jeffrey Carter Jun 26, 2009



    “P.S. There is another SAME WRT54G router with the same IP in the Area. is this a problem?”




    SiY11- You can change the SSID in the router so it does not display WRT54G if you like, this way you know which one is yours. They can have the same IP scheme it is fine because they are separate networks.


    • I Should have to say right about now.. That When It comes to technicalities, i'm not sure.

      1.
      Like What should the TCP/IP be set to? Automatic or Manual IP?

    SiY11 – set to Automatic…

    2.
    And should I connect my Ethernet cable to the "Internet Port" on the router? or into 1 of the 4 outgoing ports?


    SiY11 – Connect the Ethernet cord from your computer into the ‘Internet’ port on the router.

    I've tried a million settings it seems. :(

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