One adaptor, Internet on two computers?

By ob54ca
Apr 30, 2009
  1. I want to split the Internet with one neighbour. He has the wireless hub and I have only one wireless adaptor on one computer.
    How can I connect my second computer to have Internet on both computers simultaneously? Can I use ethernet cards?

  2. fastco

    fastco TS Rookie Posts: 1,511

    It's cheaper to just get a USB Wi-Fi adapter. You can use Ethernet but you need a loop back connector to share the internet connection.
  3. ob54ca

    ob54ca TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Ok, thanks.
  4. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,920   +388

    You could use the onboard NICs and a crossover cable and ICS, but its far more restrictive than just doing what fastco said.
  5. ob54ca

    ob54ca TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks again for the answer.
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