hope you can help me. I would like to share a cable Ethernet Internet Connection with.. the world. I've a cable router with an internet connection, and a pc, always powered on with Windows XP. I would like to use an "inutilized" WiFi Usb Dongle to trying to share my Internet Connection with everyone want to connect ... Obviously i want to "close" my internal network (my data, video etc.) and allow to the "world" to use Internet but... with a "small" bandwidth. I would like to share, 5-10% of my total bandwidth. So i ask you: does exists some software for Windows Xp to "throttle" the bandwidth for a particular network ? So i can "free" my master connection, and assign, 20-30-40 kbyte/s to the open and "shared" connectio.

Thanks in advance


There is no way to 100% secure your PC programatically, while sharing your internet connection.

The only really safe way to do this would be to get a switch and 2 routers, or an advanced firewall router that allows segregated networks, and have 2 networks with different subnets and ip schemas - one public and one private.

There may be a utility out there, but I wouldn't trust my PC to share a connection with ANY utility I found online.

| improve this answer | |

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.