Introduction: How to Share Internet Over Ethernet Cable

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Internet is a universal phenomena. Supposedly Internet is a medium via which the whole world is connected. But is it so. I mean really? Go check out Project Loon from google and you will realise 1 out of 3 people in the world do not have an internet connection. I was really exhurbated by this project and decided to write an Instructable banking on Internet connectivity. Well this is not exactly of the scale of Project Loon, but it is a geniune way of helping out a friend who doesn't have an internet connection.

Step 1: Materials Required

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Well, what do we need:

  • Lan Cable/Ethernet Cable
  • 2 laptops/1 laptop 1 desktop PC/2 desktop PCs
  • 1 usb-ethernet adapter
  • Existing lan/cable/wifi/broadband connection in 1 of the systems

Step 2: Procedure to Be Followed

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Lets cut to the chase.....

  • Take the ethernet/lan cable and join the two systems.
  • Go to the system which has the existing internet connection
  • Open Control Panel-Network and Sharing Center-Change Adapter's Setting
  • Go to the Network connection which has internet connectivity and right click-Properties
  • Go to Sharing
  • Check on both the check boxes and save by clicking ok
  • go to the system which will recieve the internet connection
  • Open Control Panel-Network and Sharing Center-Change Adapter's Setting
  • Go to the Network connection which is established wen lan cable is attached(Local Area Connection most probably) and right click-Properties
  • Under Networking Tab, go to Tcp/ipv4
  • Select Obtain IP address automatically and also select obtain domain name automatically..

Step 3: Its Done

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Its done....

You will notice that you are recieving internet connection. Just go to Google.com to check

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