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    Sep 30, 2007
    Internet connect on another PC
    I have a Mac that is connected to the internet on a LAN cable, I want to connect my laptop to the internet as well using a computer to computer network with my MAC as a host, i've set up a computer to computer network but not sure how to set it so that the mac can be used to access the internet.

    any help would be great


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    MacsWork's Avatar
    Member Since
    May 22, 2005
    Closer than you think.
    Performa 6116 2GBSCSI 8MB OS 7.5.3
    In short,....don't do it.

    Get a $40 home router to do internet sharing.

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    milessthomas's Avatar
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    Feb 28, 2007
    Kennewick, WA
    rMBP 3.06Ghz, MBP 2.2Ghz, Mini G4, B/W G3 (Media Server), LCII, Beige G3
    if you want to do it. Go to Preferences->Sharing->Internet Tab ...choose your port to share on and click start sharing.

    This is not a very secure method, but you can try it.

    When my router crashed I used my mini as a router and shared my connection from ethernet and shared it out via USB to my other mini.

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