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Connect Desktop to internet using a 3G connection on Laptop via LAN

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Connect Desktop to internet using a 3G connection on Laptop via LAN

theneates
Can anyone assist with a 3G internet connection. The 3G (data card which connects to the mobile/cellular network) is inserted into the Laptop. The Desktop if connected to the laptop via a LAN connection. All sharing options have been selected when setting up the internet connections etc. The Laptop can connect to the internet but the desktop cannot.?? ?:?
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    Jesus_C

    You have to use UMTS or GPRS.The lan is for routers not 3g cards.If you cannot connect,check the website for coverage or contact your local vendor

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    dawgit

    confused yourself here. Why, if the two computers are conected with a LAN cable (?) do you want to also conect by wireless? Is the Cable that you have used a CAT5, Cross-over cable? Do you, or have you set the options for internet sharing? What OS's ar both machines? Does the Desk top even have the necessary Hard/Soft-ware to support 3G wireless? YOu have left a lot out here. What Sevice are you using for the 3G to work? We need more info from you. -d

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    peter.lyons

    I can share my data card connection between a number of laptops using a switch and cables and I can set up an ad hoc wireless lan which can "see" the other laptops - but I can't share the data card internet connection over this ad hoc network. What am I missing? (& no its not ticking the 'share this connection with other users' box. HELP!

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    Jesus_C

    You have to use UMTS or GPRS.The lan is for routers not 3g cards.If you cannot connect,check the website for coverage or contact your local vendor

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    dawgit

    confused yourself here. Why, if the two computers are conected with a LAN cable (?) do you want to also conect by wireless? Is the Cable that you have used a CAT5, Cross-over cable? Do you, or have you set the options for internet sharing? What OS's ar both machines? Does the Desk top even have the necessary Hard/Soft-ware to support 3G wireless? YOu have left a lot out here. What Sevice are you using for the 3G to work? We need more info from you. -d

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    peter.lyons

    I can share my data card connection between a number of laptops using a switch and cables and I can set up an ad hoc wireless lan which can "see" the other laptops - but I can't share the data card internet connection over this ad hoc network. What am I missing? (& no its not ticking the 'share this connection with other users' box. HELP!