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Laptop networked to desktop with DSL

Is there a way that I can access the internet from my laptop (came with wireless) to my desktop (with DI-514/DWL-520 wireless router and card) with DSL? When I try IE from the laptop, it gives me a connection problem. If I run diagnostics on it it gives me a choice of wireless or ethernet connection. Since both are used to access the internet, I chose to run both and have a lovely printout which probably tells somebody something.

I am also having problems saving and accessing files from one to the other. The two are talking to each other, but when I go to save I get a message saying "make sure disc is not full or write protected and that file is not in use." I suspect there is some sharing setting that I need to tweak.

Any help gratefully accepted.

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  • asiftahir Mar 25, 2009

    I also almost have the same problem. I have a laptop connected to internet through DSL modem. on the other hand I have a desktop and I want share my internet connection on both laptop and desktop.
    You can post message on my forum.

  • Carl Navarro
    Carl Navarro May 11, 2010

    Here are a couple of tips. Post here read here. Start a new topic instead of tacking onto a 10-month old thread.



    The product you need is a WIRELESS ROUTER. You can pick one up for about $40. It plugs into the DSL and sets up a private network between your desktop, laptop, printer, or whatever else you have.



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You need to make sure first that your laptop is connected to your wireless router's network because that the only way you can use internet access and access file on your laptop using the router.

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