Thursday, 15 August 2013

Share Internet On One System With Others (No Need of Router)

Want to share the internet of one system with many other system?.... This trick is useful to people who wants to have internet access on many systems with out router.By following this trick you can share your internet connections on multiple computers within a workgroup.Windows XP has a built-in feature that called "Internet Connection Sharing" (ICS) that allows home users to share their internet connections on multiple computers.This trick is helpful for those who don't have routers.

Note:This trick has only be checked in WINDOWS XP,so try it if you have windows xp as HOST(host--the system which is directly connected to network)


1.A host computer which runs on windows XP and the computer should have two network adapters
First adapter is used to connect to Internet and Second adapter is used to connect to client or other systems.

2.Client computers can run any version of windows.Client computers are connected to host computer by a cross over cable.

3.Here in this trick the host computer must me connected to internet.


Set Host System
  • Logon the host computer as Administrator.
  • Click Start >> Control Panel.
  • Click Network and Internet Connections.
  • Click Network Connections.
  • Right-click the connection that you use to connect to the internet (the connection with Adapter #1). This connection can be either a high-speed internet connection or a dial-up connection.
  • Click Properties.
  • Click Advanced tab.
  • Under Internet Connection Sharingselect the Allow other network users to connect through this computer's Internet connection check box.
  • If you are sharing a dial-up Internet connection, select the Establish a dial-up connection whenever a computer on my network attempts to access the Internet check box if you want to permit your computer to automatically connect to the Internet.
  • Click OK. You'll receive the following message:
    When Internet Connection Sharing is enabled, your LAN adapter will be set to use IP address Your computer may lose connectivity with other computers on your network. If these other computers have static IP addresses, it is a good idea to set them to obtain their IP addresses automatically. Are you sure you want to enable Internet Connection Sharing?
  • Click Yes.
Set Client System

To use the shared connection from the Host computer, a client computer must be configured with "Automatic IP address". The main configurations are:
  1. Configure TCP/IP Automatic IP
  2. Configure Internet Connection
The steps for the above two configurations are vary on different versions of Windows.
The following procedures are for Windows XP client computers.

  • Log on to the client computer as Administrator or as Owner.
  • Click Start >> Control Panel.
  • Click Network and Internet Connections.
  • Click Network Connections.
  • Right-click Local Area Connection, and then click Properties.
  • Click the General tab, click Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) in the This connection uses the following items list, and then click Properties.
  • In the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Properties dialog box, click Obtain an IP address automatically (if it is not already selected), and then click OK.

  • Click Start >> Control Panel
  • Click Network and Internet Connections.
  • Click Internet Options.
  • In the Internet Properties dialog box, click the Connections tab.
  • Click the Setup button. The New Connection Wizard starts.
  • On the Welcome to the New Connection Wizard page, click Next.
  • Click Connect to the Internet, and then click Next.
  • Click Set up my connection manually, and then click Next.
  • Click Connect using a broadband connection that is always on, and then click Next.
  • On the Completing the New Connection Wizard page, click Finish.
  • Exit Control Panel and test the internet. You might need to restart the computer.
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