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Can it be done?

If so what program do I need to use?
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You need a wireless card, that's for sure.

Then you can use something like PFSense but you need a whole computer since it's an OS I believe. Also check that your NIC is supported.

Alternatively you can use ConnectifyMe which will allow you to "share" your internet connection with other computers.
I'm not so sure how this one works though.

I'm sure there are many more options but this is all that I know of
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ConnectifyMe looks interasting but it says it only supports Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008 R2 and I have the card on a XP Machine
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post #4 of 6
you should be able to use a wired input then use a wireless card to share the connection with. You don't need pfsense or ConnectifyMe. You should be able to set it up through windows network options although be sure you have a good wireless card or that your pretty close.
    
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http://shepherdnick.wordpress.com/se...ter-using-ics/

That link shows you how to do it all through Internet Connection Sharing which is built in to windows XP


Edit
http://en.kioskea.net/forum/affich-2...rough-wireless

Thats another link that may be use full.
post #6 of 6
if you want to connect all of the computers to the internet and only have a wired router then you will need to connect that to a pc with a wireless card and set it to other comnputers can connect throught this computer etc etc.. then because there is no DHCP you will need to set manual IP addresses on all of the computer accept the computer connected to the router.. remember the IP address need to be in the same address range as the computer connected to the router.
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