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|How do I share a wireless hotspot connection?|
| 2:31 pm on Jul 13, 2007 (gmt 0)|
I need to hook multiple laptops up to a hotels wireless internet connection. Of course I could cough up with payment per 24 hours per laptop, but it would be cool if there was a easy way around it.
What is the equipment involved to do this the easiest way?
| 2:35 pm on Jul 13, 2007 (gmt 0)|
If the laptops are using Windows, you could purchase access for one of them, setup ICS on it, then configure the other laptops to connect via ICS on the initial laptop.
| 2:41 pm on Jul 13, 2007 (gmt 0)|
Yes, the laptops are running on xp.
Wont your suggestion require a cable between the laptops and will it work if there are more than two laptops?
| 2:45 pm on Jul 13, 2007 (gmt 0)|
It doesn't require anything if the laptops have wireless capability. Just (included with Windows) software configuration time.
Search Google for XP ICS configuration.
| 3:30 pm on Jul 13, 2007 (gmt 0)|
Are there any alternative if I want to avoid setting up ICS?
Are there any routers/bridges/access points which could be used?
| 3:39 pm on Jul 13, 2007 (gmt 0)|
|Are there any routers/bridges/access points which could be used? |
Of course, Google wireless connection sharing - there are a million different ways to set it up.
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