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Can a Windows 10 Machine that has both an Ethernet NIC and a Wi-Fi NIC get Internet via Wi-Fi, and Provide it to Another Device via Ethernet?

When having a Windows 10 computer that has both: Ethernet NIC Wi-Fi NIC Can this machine be connected to a WLAN via the WNIC, and then provide the internet to another device via Ethernet? If yes, ...
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Understanding IP address assignment and routing of hosted network

The hosted network ("Wifi tethering" or "wireless access point") can be enabled with: netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=[name] key=[password] netsh wlan start ...
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Hyper-v: give VM internet access in case of two scope IPs?

(I)- I have a VPS with VT CPU declared. (Windows server 2012 r2 Datacenter) (II)- So, installed a nested VM in Hyper-v Manager. (Windows 10 Enterprise) (III)- Created an External Switch:↓ (IV)- ...
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OSX WIFI to WIFI internet sharing

I have an oculus quest that needs a wifi connection in order to be setup or download/install games. It does so by connecting to facebook servers, as facebook now owns Oculus. My problem: I live in ...
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Share internet from VirtualBox guest to Mac host

I have specific VPN application (.exe) for Windows only. Need to establish connection on VirtualBox Win guest machine and share connection to my Mac host. picture - overview.jpg I’m unable to route ...
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Sharing Internet Connection with PdaNet

So I'm using my mobile provider to have internet in my home. To do this I use PdaNet (http://pdanet.co/a/) via USB and works perfectly. Now, I want to share the internet connection from my Mac to ...
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How do I share internet connection in Synology Diskstation?

My Synology Diskstation has 2 LAN ports. LAN 1 is directly connected to my laptop's LAN port. (IP Address 169...*) LAN 2 is connected to the home router with internet. (IP Address 192.168..) How ...
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How do I make it so port http://127.0.0.1:3000 connect to the World Wide Web in Windows

I have a Node Application running on a Server, with a Static IP @ 172.168.355.27 On it is a node server is running locally, it can be address through localhost:3000 or 127.0.0.1:3000 This is a ...
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Mobile hotspot cannot be activated because "No internet access"

Although I have internet connection, network status shows "no internet access". That prevents using Mobile Hotspot to share the internet connection because it says "We can't set up mobile hotspot ...
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Sharing Windows 10 Internet connection via LAN and Wifi simultaneously

I have the following scenario: I am trying to share "Wi-Fi"'s internet connection via both "Ethernet 3" and "Wi-Fi 2". In the situation shown in the screenshot, ICS (Internet Connection Sharing) is ...
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How to change default subnet for Internet Connection Sharing on Windows

By default, when sharing an Internet connection with other network user's, their IP will belong to the 192.168.137.1/24 subnet. To change this default value, one can change the registry: in Computer\...
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Windows 10 Pro 1803: can't share internet to the LAN interface

i have this scheme: huawei modem (WAN) -------> USB - WinPC - LAN --> OtherPC LAN I want to share internet from modem to pc... and now with no luck. When i connect LAN to WinPC - i'm losing ...
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practical disadvantages to using a computer as a wireless router?

My wireless router is an ASUS RT-N66U. It's having trouble achieving high speeds on my VPN. I'm thinking of routing all VPN traffic through my Mac Mini's ethernet via a desktop client and sharing ...
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Enabling mobile hotspot in windows 10

I have broadband Internet connection through ethernet. I want to share this connection with another laptop and mobile phones. But, when I tried to do this using Windows 10's built-in mobile hotspot, I ...
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Advanced IP Scanner Dead IP address

Currently, my laptop is connected to an AP. And then I share the Internet using Internet Sharing Connection to a device which is connected to my laptop by Ethernet cable. However, when scanning this ...
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Internet sharing issue with Windows 10 Desktop

My android device whose android version is 4.4.2. It does support USB Internet (sharing Windows PC internet via USB cable). For this I need to setup Internet Sharing in Windows 10 Desktop Computer. ...
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Can I set up BTHub-3 to share internet connection when connected to Laptop that uses Wifi via LAN (dhcp not enabled for wifi)

I have BT-Hub3, UTF-45 cable and Laptop that runs on Windows 10. My goal is to share wifi connection from laptop to all other devices (another laptop, ipads and mobile phones) by Connecting BT-Hub3 ...
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How to create an Access Point from the current WiFi connection?

On Ubuntu 14.04, can an adapter have both a hotspot and be connected to a WiFi network at the same time? If so, how do I share the Internet of the currently connected network over a hotspot in Linux? ...
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Connect Android device to Macbook hotspot (via Wifi)

There is a way to connect an android device (Lollipop 5.1) to a Macbook hotspot (via Wifi)? I have set up the internet sharing on my Mac, and now other devices are successfully connected, except my ...
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Unable to create access point using Netsh in windows

I have try following, to make my lenovo T420 as an access point. First of all I verify my laptop's physical wireless adapter supports this feature using the following command: NETSH WLAN show ...
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Access Point mode in USB WiFi adapters in Windows

Some USB Adapters, for example, many of the chips such as RTL8191SU, have option to set mode to either Station, or Access Point, or Soft AP. In Station Mode, it acts just as a WiFi client. In ...
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Reverse tether Nexus5x to OSX El Capitan

How can I configure a Nexus5x to connect to the internet over it's USB connection while I am developing apps for it on OSX El Capitan? i'd prefer to not root the phone
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Can a computer with one Wi-Fi adapter both connect to a Wi-Fi network and share Internet over Wi-Fi?

I will explain my use case but I am asking about what is technically available with Wi-Fi technology, so please don't submit alternative solutions as answers. I have a MacBook Air and a cheap Windows ...
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Using netsh wlan to create a hidden network

I currently use the command netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=“someId” key=“somePassword” in windows 10 to create a wireless network and share my cabled internet connection via wlan. Is ...
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iptables - kill established NAT connections

I have the following setup: PC eth0 connected to GW eth1 GW eth0 is connected to the internet. GW has net.ipv4.ip_forward=1 in sysctl.conf So, when I simply run (in GW): iptables -t nat -I ...
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Find devices connected to mac os via internet sharing

I used Internet sharing in my mac os x to share my Ethernet internet via my wifi. I want to know who is connected to my wifi and how much traffic he use. Is there any tools to find the connected ...
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How to Share Laptop internet to router via ethernet port

How to Share Laptop internet to router via ethernet port. Laptop is also connected with another wifi network so how we can share that internet from laptop to router. In which port on router (WAN or ...
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Bridging two wireless adapters in Windows, receiving signal in one and sharing the internet (starting hotspot) through the other one

I have Windows 10 Home edition, that came built in with my Acer E5-573G-56RG. The problem is that I cannot start hotspot through the netsh command. The Home edition users aren't allowed to do that. (I ...
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Changing routed traffic's MAC address on the fly

I'm using Internet Sharing on a MacBook Pro, and my hotel's WiFi is inspecting MAC addresses, so sharing doesn't work. For example, when I log into the hotel's WiFi using a web browser, it assigns my ...
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How to limit bandwidth to clients connect to a hosted network hotspot?

I have a Windows hotspot (hosted network) for internet sharing. Is there any tool that can monitor clients and limit traffic? Thank you.
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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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Guest Wi-Fi using the same Ethernet LAN as an IP video security camera network?

This hotel has a private network for all of its PCs, using the 172.20.7.0/25 subnet. A second, separate network for IP cameras uses the 192.168.1.0/24 subnet. All the cameras are connected using ...
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Windows 10 : how to share internet?

Since yesterday i started using Windows 10, after that i cant share my laptop's internet :( i need to share my laptop internet(internet dongle) to my tablet and phone, had used "virtualrouterplus" and ...
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Controlling shared internet connection on LAN, (no switch, just a basic lan with a modem and PC with two network adapter)

I have shared my internet modem connection using a PC with two LAN adapters. I want to control the access of shared internet on my LAN. IP of the internet modem is ----------> 192.168.1.1 Shared ...
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How to get internet from WiFi and share to LAN router

I have a Cisco 877 Router (plus a 16 port Switch) managing my Office LAN where 10+ PCs and Network printers are connected. I need a LAN because I run an Apache server with some web apps (accessed ...
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Avast Blocks Internet Sharing over wifi

I have a WiFi wireless adapter(TP-Link TL-WN 721N). I use it's SoftAP mode to share internet over wifi to my tab though the tab can connect to the network, it cannot access internet. if I disable my ...
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How to setup an efficient badwidth management for home wifi

I plan to share our wifi between 4 roommates and occasional guests and mobile devices. We consume mb differently so the bill will not split evenly. I would like to setup something as follows: When ...
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Share wireless Internet connection over the same wireless adapter?

I am currently living in my grandparents' aparatment for a week and I want to get a wi-fi connection in the bedroom. They have a PC with a wired modem (with no routing functionality, a plain modem) ...
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Windows internet sharing uses 50% of my CPU

I discovered that svhost.exe process is using almost 50% of my CPU time when computer was almost idle - I was downloading big file with USB 3G modem with 80kB/s speed. I have relatively fast CPU (...
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Connect to the internet via routing through another PC?

Build Windows 2008 R2 Server. Two (2) Ethernet ports: One Ethernet port, statically assigned to 192.168.2.4, is connected to an internal subnet (192.168.2.x), which I'm using for a local test ...
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Can the Internet sharing on proxy network be tracked?

In my office I have Mac Mini that is connected to an ethernet cable for internet. They don't allow us to use the office wifi on mobile etc. So what I am going to do now, is create hotspot out of my ...
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OS X Mavericks "Share Internet from Ethernet to Wi-Fi" fails after a period of time

When the computer first boots up, I can share Internet from Ethernet to Wi-Fi without a problem. But after a few days, it starts to malfunction. I notice that when the Wi-Fi is shared, in the place of ...
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Internet Connection Sharing via Switch

i want to ask if is possible to share an internet connection via a switch. Two raspberry pi are connected to the switch and a windows laptop that is wirelessly connected to the internet. Is it ...
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Getting Windows netsh hostednetwork SoftAP to use 2.4 and 5 GHZ

I have a Windows 7 PC setup sharing a wired internet connection over Wifi using the "netsh wlan set hostednetwork" command. It is working well but it is only broadcasting in at 2.4GHZ and would like ...
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Sharing OpenVPN to specified IP-range on the local LAN

Is it possible and how to share OpenVPN (currently Anonine) -connection to specified IP-addresses on the local LAN? Local LAN consist windows- and linux machines and Android devices. Current setup, ...
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Sharing Preference Pane unavailable in Mac OSX 10.8.5?

I am currently trying to share internet with a Windows lappy. Most of the sites out there says to find the Sharing pane in System Preferences, but I can't find. I assume it's supposed to be beside the ...
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Connecting a Windows 7 laptop to a Vista PC via an Ethernet cable to share Internet connection

I am trying to connect my old Vista PC to the internet by routing it thought my windows 7 laptop which has Wi-Fi. I am using an Ethernet cable to do this but every time I try to get it share the ...
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Wireless Internet Sharing

I will have access to a prepaid wireless internet service that is pay per device. I would like to connect multiple devices to it. Is there a way that I can pay for the service for my Win XP laptop ...
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How do I broadcast desktop internet using wireless router

I need to broadcast desktop internet connection using Linksys E900 router. When I put desktop ethernet cable into internet port of router, router is not detected by the system. However, I have been ...
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Can I use home internet wireless router as wireless receiver?

I have Cisco linksys E900. I need to use this router for my desktop as wireless receiver. My intension is to receive internet connection broadcasted by my Lumia Windows phone. Is it possible?
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