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hello, i was wondering if you can connect to the internet with your desktop by directly connecting to your laptop for wireless internet(from your laptop)
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You need a router.
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can you explain please?
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It looks like this:

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Computers can be connected to the router by wire, or wirelessly.
Any computer (desktop, or laptop) connected wirelessly must have wireless network card installed
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no i mean use the internet the laptop uses, i dont have a wireless antena for the desktop so i want to use the wireless card in the laptop
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You can use crossover cable, but it's not the best solution...

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that is directly connecting the desktop with the laptop right?
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how would you do that? the cross over cable, would it lower the byte rate?
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Yes.
Pretty good tutorial here: http://www.conniq.co...working_DCC.htm
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thank you, ill try that. if i cant work it, ill post here and pm you
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There is no difference in speed. Your only disadvantage is that both computer are using laptop's wireless connection, which is always slower, than wired connection.
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i keep getting:
an error occurred during configuration of the network on this computer.
you can configure your network manually, or you can run the wizard again with different settings
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plus when i do get it to work(network setup) i dont see the new connection.
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That's why the router is much easier solution. Practically, not configuration needed.
What type of cable did you use to connect computers?
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