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Wireless - Wired HELP!!!


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Okay, So I am working at a camp and there are 2 wireless networks here. One is open to all but is not near where I am doing my work. A second is locked and has a odd code on it that only pc's can use. Another co-worker out here with me in the tech booth has a pc and is live on the network. I know there has got to be away, but how can I easily connect through his eaternet port using cat 5 to my computer and then access the internet through his wireless network? Does that make sense? Ill try again bc I know I word things weird. I want to connect our computers together through cat 5 and access the internet off his wireless access.... Please help I hate going accross the way to access the internet.

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Also if it helps, I have a macbook and he uses a Dell Inspiron I think... Running xp sp3

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I have never heard of a windows only open network. Assuming it is and you have a cat 5 cable and an ethernet port ask if he can share his internet connection from his laptop to yours.
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Thats what I want to do but how do I do that?

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Oaky the best I could find online is this
http://www.annoyances.org/exec/show/ics_xp
I hope it helps. Vista seems to be different then XP. Good luck!
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