I have around 15 PCs (some Windows 7 and rest Macs) connected in a wireless lan.

I have setup one of the Win 7 PC as Proxy Server.

How do I ensure that all machines in the network connect through this proxy server for getting internet access?

  • Can you explain why you would want all computers to connect through one server? That will probably be very slow due to limited wireless bandwidth. – Spikolynn Apr 9 '13 at 16:06

Most browsers have a proxy setting available. Set your browsers to use the proxy.

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    What about other apps that don't allow you to specify a proxy and don't use IE's setting either? – Karan Apr 9 '13 at 14:22

Make the machine a gateway and set other machines to use its IP address as gateway (in network settings)

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  • How do I make my PC a gateway? – meetpd Apr 9 '13 at 4:52
  • right click on the internet connection in network connections and select share this connection. Atleast that was how I did it in windows xp – Spikolynn Apr 9 '13 at 10:59

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