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The info on google was vague,when it came to ad-hocking using a wireless usb adapter. Is it worth the trouble and what does it in-tale with the setup and having to buy hardware? I have tried home networking and this is a not go btw...
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based on the conversation snippet that wolfeymole shared with us i'm assuming you're wanting to attempt to create an internet connection sharing type of network in your house where one computer conects to the internet via another computer that's connected already. the search term you're looking for is ICS or Internet Connection Sharing. however, based on the limited description of what you've got in place, and what you're trying to accomplish. i don't see the point.

ICS is miserably unreliable and a pain in the butt to configure. Based on the information i have, you already have a wireless router in the home, if the computer you're wanting connected is already too far away from the router to get a good connection, i'd wager it's also too far away from the computer you want to use ICS on as well for it to be reliable.

to that end, i'd suggest (as wolfeymole already suggested)a "powerline" networking solution (http://www.google.co...=on.2,or.&cad=b) where you jsut run your network traffic through the power cables in your house. the wiring is already done for you and the hardware is inexpensive.

i would never suggest anyone go down the road of ICS, especially not a home user. the overhead is just rediculous and it's unreliable.
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based on the conversation snippet that wolfeymole shared with us i'm assuming you're wanting to attempt to create an internet connection sharing type of network in your house where one computer conects to the internet via another computer that's connected already. the search term you're looking for is ICS or Internet Connection Sharing. however, based on the limited description of what you've got in place, and what you're trying to accomplish. i don't see the point.

ICS is miserably unreliable and a pain in the butt to configure. Based on the information i have, you already have a wireless router in the home, if the computer you're wanting connected is already too far away from the router to get a good connection, i'd wager it's also too far away from the computer you want to use ICS on as well for it to be reliable.

to that end, i'd suggest (as wolfeymole already suggested)a "powerline" networking solution (http://www.google.co...=on.2,or.&cad=b) where you jsut run your network traffic through the power cables in your house. the wiring is already done for you and the hardware is inexpensive.

i would never suggest anyone go down the road of ICS, especially not a home user. the overhead is just rediculous and it's unreliable.



Thanks dsenette,you answered my main question...(was it worth it)
So i guess i will seek another route of internet connection....
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