View Full Version : PC - MAC Internet sharing!

25th October 2005, 09:59 PM

I have two PCs in my house connected to a hub (not wireless) sharing internet,
have just bought an Ibook and would like to access internet via my ibook wirelessly, (have bought wireless network card for one of my pcs)

26th October 2005, 12:08 AM
What Operating Systems are you running?

Eg. Windows XP, Mac OS 10.4 etc etc

26th October 2005, 12:24 AM
I assume you want to set one of these machines to be a gateway for the iBook?

Depending on your current setup, you should simply have to install the wireless card. On that machine set the wireless card to have a local IP ( and the iBook to have a similar local address and to use this machine as its gateway. You may also have to set the DNS. Finally, the machine should be set to forward any communication it receives on the wireless (internal) card to the lan (external) card.

This will not work if your existing setup uses local addresses that conflict.

There are plenty of guides to this effect on the net. Google away!