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lsutiger123
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*****I APOLOGIZE FOR THIS BEING LONG, BUT I WANT TO BE AS DETAILED AS POSSIBLE FOR YOU GUYS******

OK I have a new iMac running the tiger OS X. I am directly connected to the internet through DSL ethernet cable. What I am tring to do is make this Mac my base computer and let other computers use the internet from it. I know how to connect a mac to a mac but I have two other PCs running XP on them that I want to be able to have wireless internet capabilities. I think I am supposed to go to System Preferences-->Sharing-->Internet tab. Then I can turn on internet sharing, BUT what to do then?? I guess I would be sharing from the Built in Ethernet since that is how i am connected? But what to do for "To computers using:"? The PC laptops have ethernet ports but niehter is plugged in, they dont have firewire, and they dont have airport; do windows have a wireless equivalent to airport? They are new laptops and have built in wireless so there is no need for a card. I tried turning iinternet sharing on FROM built in ehternet TO and i checked all three boxes and turned airport on in my imac. then i found my network on the PCs but they could not connect for some reason. Has anyone successfully shared internet wirelessly from a Mac to a PC? or does anyone knw what I am doing wrong? I'd appreciate some assistance please.
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