08-03-2006, 11:53 PM
| | Re: Wireless Network Sharing Possibilities?
On 3 Aug 2006 13:17:50 -0700, firstname.lastname@example.org
>Hello, this my first post, so please be noobie friendly.
>I currently have a immobile laptop (no backlight to moniter) running
>Windows XP, with access to our home connection through a Linksys
>Wireless adaptor (USB). I also have a Windows 98 desktop next to it. In
>fact, they are hooked up with a KVM Switch. Anyway, I would like to
>know if there was any way to share the connection (perhaps using some
>kind of specialized cable or switch). I do have an extra network
>adapter which is USB, thus making it incompatible with the Windows 98
>system due to driver technicalities.
>I am tech savvy, and I'll have help with an IT expert, its just he's at
>work during the day. (My father). Help is appreciated.
Connect the two computers with wired Ethernet (which could also be used
for KVM-like functions; e.g., with VNC) using a crossover cable, and
enable Internet Connection Sharing on the XP box.
Best regards, FAQ for Wireless Internet: <http://Wireless.wikia.com>
John Navas FAQ for Wi-Fi: <http://wireless.wikia.com/wiki/Wi-Fi>
Wi-Fi How To: <http://wireless.wikia.com/wiki/Wi-Fi_HowTo>
Fixes to Wi-Fi Problems: <http://wireless.wikia.com/wiki/Wi-Fi_Fixes>