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Using laptop to connect Xbox 360 to internet?

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My friends moved out to uni and the place where he's staying only has wireless internet, and i'm pretty sure he'd rather spend £60 on anything other then a wireless adapter. I heard somewhere you c… Read More
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8y, 7m agoPosted 8 years, 7 months ago
My friends moved out to uni and the place where he's staying only has wireless internet, and i'm pretty sure he'd rather spend £60 on anything other then a wireless adapter.

I heard somewhere you can use your laptop as a wireless bridge can anyone tell me how to tell him to go about doing it?

I'm sure you just need an ethernet cable too?
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8y, 7m agoPosted 8 years, 7 months ago
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#1
Pretty much as simple as connecting an ethernet cable, enabling internet connection sharing in windows, and then setting his wiresless adapter as the shared connection. Have a look on google, theres a few guides about.
#2
you bridge the connection. you plug the ethernet in to xbox and other in lappers and brdige connection.
#3
Tried both but none work :(
#4
go to network connections, right click>properties your internet connection.

on the advanced side of the tab in the internet sharing section, make sure you tick the box saying:

"Allow other network users to connect through this computers internet connection" - click ok.

Hope that helps :)
#5
using a bridge he NAT will either be "moderate" or "strict".

I used to bridge mine with my Laptop.
#6
Thanks rob and bg, will using vista affect it?

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