ICS can refer to Windows Internet Connection Sharing, or to the iCalendar file format (.ics), an open standard for storing calendars.

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How do I get Thunderbird to open an ICS attachment directly in Lightning's calendar?

I'm using Mozilla Thunderbird 9.0.1 with Lightning 1.1.1. Is there an easier way to import an ICS file attached to an email than saving it to disk, then in Calendar going to File --> Open? If I ...
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Outlook 2011 for Mac - subscribe to iCalendar feed?

Similar to the question Add ics file to outlook 2011 (Mac) as new calendar, but rather than importing a static ICS file, I'd like to subscribe to an ICS feed (like iCal can). Is this possible with ...
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Automatically open ICS files in Google Calendar

Lots of web sites have an option to export events as an ICS file that can then be imported into a desktop or web-based calendar (for example if you're invited to a Facebook event there will be an ...
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How to enable Internet connection sharing using the command line in Windows 7 [duplicate]

How can I share my Wireless Internet with an existing local network? I don't want to create new Wireless Network Connection 2 using this command: netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=MODE ssid=SSID ...
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How to schedule Outlook to export calendar entries as ics file?

While Outlook 2010 offers means to manually export the calendar as ics file, is there a way to have this done automatically on a regular basis?
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Making my computer work as a WiFi access point without using ICS

So ... the easiest way to create a WiFi network on Windows 7 is using ICS. However, I'd like to create a simple WiFi network to make my computer work as a router. In Linux (generically, but I've done ...
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Set up VPN Server on Windows 7 that shares internet connection

While away from home I would like to route all my internet traffic through my home connection for privacy plus some other benefits. Is it possible to set up a VPN Server on Windows 7 which shares its ...
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Can I to use 2 adsl lines simultaneously?

I've got a ADSL Router linked to a hub/switch, where are linked all PCs in my house. In my neighborhood I can get the line speed only to max of 600 kbps. I was thinking about contract another 600 kbps ...
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How to share PC Internet over Wireless Router on Windows?

I just bought a Wireless Router that has 4 Ethernet LAN Ports and one WAN port. The manual that came along with the Router asks to connect a Broadband (Cable/xDSL) modem to the WAN port. However, I do ...
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How do I setup a Polycom phone over internet connection sharing?

What are the Internet Connection Sharing settings that I need so that I can have my Polycom phone utilize my wireless connection? The physical configuration is as follows: Computer accesses the ...
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Upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 8 knocked off ICS

I used to have perfectly working internet connection sharing on my Windows 7 (with all updates installed). Later then, I have bought Windows 8 (Open a wider world) and the downloaded assistant told ...
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Is there a way to have an Office365 subscribed calendar show as busy for others

Are there any tools that allow you to subscribe to an ICS feed in Office 365, but in reality, SYNCHRONIZE that feed to a secondary O365 calendar? Use case: I've got my main calendar which I ...
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Windows 10 hostednetwork ICS (Internet Connection Sharing) not working

I upgraded to windows 10, and now I cant use my ICS ( Internet Connection Sharing ) via hostednetwork. Doing the same as in windows 8.1: netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=network_name ...
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Extensions to import ICS events to Google calendar

Which chrome/firefox extensions or stand-alone desktop applications can allow me to add .ics events to google calendar ?
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Internet Connection Sharing - Connecting 2 computers to share internet

PROBLEM I am trying to share internet via "Internet Connection Sharing" between my desktop and laptop, where my laptop is connected to internet via wireless. After getting some help from ...
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Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) w/ USB “bridged” cable

I found a website that says I can use a USB "bridged" cable for ICS. ( http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/Connecting-Two-PCs-Using-a-USB-USB-Cable/248/2 ) My cable modem only has one network plug, ...
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Port Forwarding and Internet Sharing Problem

This is not a firewall issue. I have an ADSL connection, and have set port 50420 to be forwarded locally for use with utorrent. Everything was working fine, and various tests and utorrent itself ...
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Missing sharing tab on network properties

I have an ADSL connection, connected to my PC via ethernet(NIC 1), and a wireless connection(NIC 2). I want to share my internet connection over a wireless network. The problem I have, is that I do ...
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Configure router to receive internet connection from laptop's ethernet port

For some reason, our government ISP filters our ADSL connections greatly when using routers, while if we connect directly our computers to the ADSL modem we get the speed we pay for. So, i am using ...
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Android wireless in VirtualBox?

I downloaded android-x86-4.0-RC1-asus_laptop.iso from http://www.android-x86.org/download and installed it in a VirtualBox virtual machine. It all seems to work, but I can't seem to get the wireless ...
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Sharing internet connection over VPN in Windows XP

How can I share my internet connection with VPN clients using the Windows XP built-in VPN server? I want to be able to use my home internet connection (on an XP machine) from my anywhere using my ...
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Connect Ethernet and WiFi networks together in the same computer

I have a wifi home network, And a laptop "D", that doesn't have wifi connectivity. I can plug it in to "W", one of wifi enabled computers via an Ethernet cable and now it's possible to get Internet ...
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Share internet connection over all users of PC

I would like to share an existing L2TP connection over all users of my PC. But the option "for all users" is disabled. I've enabled an ICS service, but that didn't help. How do I share it? ...
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Sharing internet connection from one WLAN adapter to another

I have a windows 7 PC with two wireless adapters. one should receive the internet connection and one should share it to other computers in its (different) wlan. the first problem that happens, that ...
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Unable to receive IP from DHCP when using ICS on Local Area Connection

The computer fails to get the IP from DHCP when I set internet connection sharing in on. (The network reads "Unidentified Network".) I have to manually turn it off and then connect again to get an IP ...
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How do I find-replace text that is line-broken and indented randomly?

I have a .ICS document that I opened in Notepad. When exporting the file, the calendar system watermarked every event description with a sentence. For a placeholder, I'll use: This is a placeholder ...
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Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) Port Forwarding?

When connecting my XBox One to my laptop via ICS I am able to open port 3074 required to receive an open NAT type, but other ports do not appear to open when added using the same method as 3074, using ...
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netsh hostednetwork disable WPA2 encryption (open network)

Internet connection sharing in windows is nice and easy using Virtual Wifi Mini-Port Adapters and the netsh command: netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=<mySSID> key=<password> ...
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How to share my IPv6 Internet connection via Wi-Fi from my Windows PC to my Android devices?

According to Using Wireless Hosted Network and Internet Connection Sharing, our Internet connection can be shared to other devices via Internet Connection Sharing and wireless Hosted Networks. However ...
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Remote desktop through a Mac's ICS to Windows host

Okay so long story short, I access the interwebs like this: university wifi (cant change routing seetings) -> MacBook -> Windows machine using ICS over ethernet (Cat5 cable) Having a monitor and my ...
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How to route a Router's wired WAN through my PC's Wireless LAN?

I've got an old Cisco WRT54GS router that I'm wanting to use to create a "experimenting" network. [ I want to packet sniff my 3DS, basically ]. My desktop has a wireless card that I use to connect to ...
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Share local area connection with multiple TAPs

I'm setting up an VPN server. In this server I want to have 2 different encryptions (1024, 2048), each one in different ports. So I created 2 TAP adapters, and shared the local area connection with ...
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Why does my Windows Vista PC connected to internet via an USB-tethered iPhone not share the connection?

Our only internet connection is a tethered iPhone connected by USB to the PC, and this works well. I would like to plug an ethernet cable into the PC's network card and connect this to other devices ...
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Wifi disabled after time

I do have several computers in my office, and unfortunately, the network admin has yet to patch my cables (which I'm not allowed to). So far, I'm stuck with Wifi, so I configured one of my Windows 8 ...
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sharing Internet connection with 2 nic

OK I may not have done all the research but I see by virtualrouting.codeplex.com that it is possible... I am running into an issue. I have currently broadband access connecting to the wan port of my ...
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Internet from 3G phone to PC, trying to share internet through LAN port to router

I posted over on Reddit for help first, but ultimately the issue is unresolved. Anyone trying to help may want to look at the conversation I had over there. I'm on Win7x64, Enterprise N. Ultimately, ...
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Share internet connection to modem/router

I have a computer (netbook) with an internet connection connected via wifi and another computer (notebook) which I want to use. I want to share the internet connection from the netbook to a wifi ...
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.ics emails blocked for one user

We have one user who doesn't receive any emails with .ics files attached (external calendar invites). According to Exchange the emails are delivered however they never show up in the Inbox, or ...
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Internet on Ubuntu Virtualbox without ICS?

is it possible to get internet on my Ubuntu Virtualbox without activating ICS on my Windows XP host? Best, T EDIT: I think it is not possible on my machine due to network policies...
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Easily bulk import Outlook 2007 calendar items

Ever since I've been at the place I work, the method that has been used to share calendar items has been for the person that manages the calendar to send out appointment invites to everyone. This is ...
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Can I import another users calendar into Outlook 2010 and maintain his color highlights?

I am importing a colleagues complete Outlook 2010 calendar (sent by mail as .ics file). However, all coloring is lost: categories, automatically formatted entries, etc. are not visualized in my ...
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Looking for something to monitor an Internet Shared Connection in Windows XP

If someone knows any software with these features: Works from the tray area Very lightweight Works also in Windows XP (preferably workstation, nothing serverish required) Can show a bandwidth usage ...
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How do I set up Internet connection sharing in Windows XP?

This used to work, then it stopped. Internet connection sharing host pc XP on an ethernet lan with client XP and client windows7. Need step-by-step instructions for host pc client xp client ...
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How to connect Leopard to a Windows XP machine with Internet Connection Sharing enabled

My only internet connection at my house is through my cell phone, plugged into my PC via USB. This machine connects just fine, and I've enabled Internet Connection Sharing. I can get online with my ...
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Disable DNS proxy in Internet Connection Sharing

I have BIND installed and ICS enabled. When computer starts, ICS binds 53 port before BIND. I tried to set ICS dependency from BIND, but looks like named need some time before port binding, and ICS ...
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ICS file - edit in Notepad++ to merge lines that begin with space

my ICS calendar automatically puts carriage returns in the summary field which causes other programs to truncate on import. I've noticed that the following line to the carriage return always starts ...
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Remote desktop connection black screen on ICS, but ok when on WiFi

Working: One computer is connected to the router by cable (remote desktop host) and the other one through WiFi(client computer). In this configuration all works fine. Not working: Now to get better ...
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Windows - make hosts file affect ICS

I am running an Ad Hoc Wi-Fi network (Hosted network using Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter) on my PC. I used ICS (Internet Connection Sharing) to link my existing Wi-Fi connection through to ...
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How does the client browser know to use internet connection of host in home networking

Finally, I am able to setup a basic home network without router. One host laptop running windows 7 is connected to usb data card and other client laptop running XP is able to access internet. After ...
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Windows Internet Connection sharing with Mobile Broadband

Due to circumstances, I have only got mobile broadband where I am living. I have a small network with a ADSL Router (but which isn't connected to the Internet. I want to use ICS to allow one machine ...