A computer using Windows 7 is located in subnet 192.168.2.xxx and can connect to the Internet.

Another PC, also using Windows 7, is located in subnet 192.168.28.xxx but is offline.

How can I share the internet connection from the first one to the second one?

Both computers can see (i.e. ping) each other.


1.Choose Start→Control Panel→Network and Internet. Click the Network and Sharing Center link. The Network and Sharing Center opens.

2.Click Change Adapter Settings in the left column to open a Network Connections window. Right-click and then click Properties on the shortcut menu to open the Properties for the connection.

3.Click the Sharing tab to display its contents


4.“Allow other network users to control or disable the shared Internet connection” option

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