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I am using a wireless USB adapter with my PC (I have Windows XP installed). I want to distribute this USB network connection through the LAN card of my PC using a hub so that my three other friends (which are using Windows 7) can also use it on their laptops.

How can I do it? Should I use cross cables or straight one?

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It should be easy to use the "Internet Connection Sharing" feature of Windows XP to allow your friends to get onto the internet using your computer as a gateway.

If using a hub/switch you need straight UTP cables.

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thanks jhcaiced.. it worked –  Itian Jan 10 '12 at 12:59

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