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Mac/Pc internet sharing with PCI wireless and Airport

Hello all.

i like to know if its possible (and how to) share my internet connection between PC(as server) and my ibook..

my config : PC winxp (ethernet/cable) with a pci card(NetgearWG311) Wireless, and i want to use my ibook to connect thru my pc to the internet.

i tried to configure an Ad Hoc in XP, but with no success, because i cant reach my pc from mac.

Can you explain me what can i do?

Mac OSX Airport & Windows XP PCI 802.11x

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Try this

Get yourself a Wireless Router and connect the mac and the PC, wirelessly, through router.
That way, each one has an independent path to the Internet and with each other.


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ok but...

thanks, but i really want to use my PCI card and not spend 100+ euros to buy a router.. Wink

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Is it possible for the PC to be connected to the Internet via the Ethernet port AND, at the same time, be connected wirelessly to the Mac?
If the answer is yes, then a closer look at the Help file on the XP machine is called for. Try just connecting to the Mac via your Wireless Card and not trying to share the internet connection. Does the mac "see" the XP wireless signal? If so, what happens when you try to join the XP network?


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windows xp doesnt show the signal. i have the wireless icon with an red X....

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Red X

Could that mean that you do not have the XP wireless card activated?

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