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share internet connection in pc desktop &laptop

Jan 7, 2008
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System Name Main / Home Media Serever
Processor Intel i5 2500k @ 4.75ghz / AMD AM3 5200+ x2
Motherboard ASRock Fatal1ty P67 Performance / Biostar 790GX
Cooling Xigmatek Dark Knight / XIGMATEK Apache
Memory 12gb of G.Skill Value Series DDR3 / 4x 1gb DDR2
Video Card(s) XFX Radeon 6870 1gb / Asus Radeon 5450 512mb
Storage 2x Samsung 830 64gb SSD Raid 0 & 750gb WD Blue HDD / OCZ Vertex II 80GB & 10TB of HDD Space
Display(s) 2x Acer 24" LED / Samsung 50" LED
Case Xigmatek Asgard II / APEX PC-389-C
Power Supply Rosewill 750w / Antec EArthwatts 380w
Software Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 / Ubuntu 14.04
Buy a router?

Kind of need some more info on what kind of setup you have so we can give you the best advice. Are you wanting to do wireless? Does your laptop have a built in wireless card? What type of internet do you have?


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Jan 4, 2009
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yup my laptop has a wireless card and i have a broadband internet connection,i have a network hub in home,can i use this


New Member
Dec 2, 2008
237 (0.07/day)
Processor E8400
Motherboard eVGA 780i
Cooling Xigmatec S1283
Memory 4gb OCZ Platinum
Video Card(s) XFX 9800GTX
Storage Seagate 500gb 32mb cache x 2
Display(s) Benq T22IW 1680X1050/Acer AL1716 1280X1024 x 2
Case Antec 1200
Audio Device(s) Intergrated
Power Supply CoolerMaster 650W Extreme SLI Ready
Software Vista Home Premium 64bit
get a wirless router or a cable to go from the hub to the laptop


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Apr 29, 2006
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Sydney, Australia
System Name UltraPC
Processor E8500 Core 2 Duo, 1333Mhz FSB, 3.16Ghz @ 4.5GHz (got into Windows @ 4.75GHz)
Motherboard ASUS P5Q-e
Cooling CPU Cooler - TT V14 Pro, 2x120mm CM Blue LED fans, 1x90mm CM Blue LED fan
Memory G.Skill Pi 4GB (2x2GB) Dual Channel DDR2 PC8000 (1000MHz), 5-5-5-15
Video Card(s) Sapphire HD4850 512mb with ASUS EAH4850 BIOS
Storage 2x 500GB Seagate 7200.12 Raid 0
Display(s) Acer AL1912, 19" LCD screen
Case Thermaltake Soprano Black ATX case
Audio Device(s) Onboard 7.1, Speakers - 5 + Sub + Monitor speakers
Power Supply Thermaltake 850W Toughpower Cable Management - Quad (2x18A and 2x30A) 12V rails
Software Win 7 Pro x64, MSN, CS:Source, etc etc
Operating systems on each computer?

If the desktop has two ethernet connections, you can set it up so that one has the modem (internet) and the other is connected to the laptop (cable from desktop to laptop).

If you want wireless, you will need a router unless you have a wireless connection and ethernet connection on the desktop, in which case you can do the same above, only instead of cable from pc to laptop, its wireless connection from pc to laptop.