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Old 07-19-2008, 02:44 PM
Don't Call Me Shirley Don't Call Me Shirley is offline
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Internet Sharing Problem

I have a wireless network set up between my desktop and laptop. I have it set so the laptop can share the desktop's internet connection. The problem is that I can only use one at a time- if the network is connected, I can get to the internet on the laptop, but not the desktop. If I disconnect the network, the desktop internet magically starts working again. Any ideas?
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Old 07-19-2008, 03:17 PM
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I have a wireless network set up between my desktop and laptop. I have it set so the laptop can share the desktop's internet connection.
How are the laptop and desktop communicating? Are you using a wireless router? If so, you don't need to share the desktop's internet connection; the router will do that for you.
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Old 07-19-2008, 03:39 PM
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How are the laptop and desktop communicating? Are you using a wireless router? If so, you don't need to share the desktop's internet connection; the router will do that for you.
No router, it's a direct peer-to-peer connection.
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