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How do I share a wireless hotspot connection?

     
2:31 pm on Jul 13, 2007 (gmt 0)

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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 July 13, 2007 (gmt 0)

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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 July 13, 2007 (gmt 0)

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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 July 13, 2007 (gmt 0)

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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 July 13, 2007 (gmt 0)

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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 July 13, 2007 (gmt 0)

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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.