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crossover cable problem

By rapidgf ·
ok i live in a duplex and and sharing a wireless connection with my neighbors.. i have a laptop w/ wireless integrated and get net fine... but wen i connect my pc to my laptop via crossover cable... i lose connection to the wireless. The weird thing is that while the WIRED lan is enable both computers see each other but i have no internet connection... but if i simply disable the connection my wireless internet comes back.. wut am i doin wrong do i have to have sumthing else enabled?

ps. my laptop says its connected to wireless but rly isnt (no net).

im using a basic set up

Computer 1 (laptop)

ip-192.168.0.1
sub-255.255.255.0
gateway-192.168.0.1

computer 2 (desktop)

ip-192.168.0.2
sub-255.255.255.0
gateway-192.168.0.1

Ive done it before but ive jsut reformatted.

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At a guess it would say it's how the NB is setup

by HAL 9000 Moderator In reply to crossover cable problem

Presumably without a LAN Cable it defaults to the WiFi Connection but the moment that a CAT 5 Cable is plugged in it defaults to looking for an Internet connection across the LAN Cable.

You need to setup the NB to Default to the WiFi connection and then share that WiFi connection with outer computers connected to the NB.

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