Saturday, June 20, 2009

How to Share Internet Between Computers

Now every one have Fast DSL connections at home and some of you have more than one computer at home. Many of us Fight who will use DSL and they don't know how to share a single DSL connection on many computers =)

Ok now today we will learn how to Share internet between two computers

First you have to make a network connection between 2 computers.

See this tutorial for more information: How to connect two computers via LAN

OK now you have to buy a LAN card from Computer accessories shop and attach it into server computer. (its recommended to make your PC a server in case other computer is a laptop).

Now you need an extra LAN cable and connect both computers.

Server Side:
Click on LAN card connected to DSL connection and select Properties.

Select Sharing Tab and CHECK "Allow other Network users to connect through this computer's Internet Connection".

Now on client Side.

For XP:
Start -> Control Panel -> Network Connections -> Local Area Networks -> Right Click -> Properties -> Select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and then click Properties -> Select Obtain an IP address Automatically and press Ok.

For Vista:
Start -> Control Panel -> Network and Sharing center -> Right Click on Local Area Network and select Properties. Rest of process is same as for XP

Enjoy Internet Sharing =))

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