Any way to make one network card use another's connection on one PC?

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by Dwight Schrute, Dec 20, 2003.

  1. Dwight Schrute

    Dwight Schrute New Member

    Oct 11, 2003
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    Alright here's the deal. My friend has a PC setup with a wireless LAN connection to his cable modem. The wireless NIC is USB because he used to have a laptop and has since bought a tower. His new computer came with a PCI NIC. Now, he bought a modem interface for his Playstation 2 and it needs an ethernet connection to operate. How can he set this up? Is there any way he can plug it into the PCI NIC and have that NIC share the wireless USB NIC's connection?

    He's running XP Home. I know you can bridge two connections together, but what exactly does that do?

    Thanks for your help.
  2. 5Gen_Prelude

    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

    Mar 14, 2000
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    Vancouver, BC, CANADA
    Needs to buy a cross over cable from the PS to the tower. Then you have to set up sharing an internet connection on the PC.

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