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Thread: How to connect to a modem on another PC

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    Angry How to connect to a modem on another PC

    Hi,
    I was trying to connect to a modem which is on another PC (I'm doing it on Windows)
    any clue?
    BTW, I'm using Ubuntu 8.04

    thanks,

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    Re: How to connect to a modem on another PC

    you could.. enabled Internet Connection Sharing(ICS) in windows and share the conection to ubuntu.. so you would get internet on both ubuntu and windows

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    Re: How to connect to a modem on another PC

    Quote Originally Posted by superprash2003 View Post
    you could.. enabled Internet Connection Sharing(ICS) in windows and share the conection to ubuntu.. so you would get internet on both ubuntu and windows
    could you explain the steps?
    I'm using Ubuntu on partition D and Windows on C
    what do I do in Ubuntu to make it work?
    sorry I'm a newbie

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    Re: How to connect to a modem on another PC

    wait a sec.. ubuntu and windows are on the same pc? or they are different and you want to access the router connected to the windows pc?

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    Re: How to connect to a modem on another PC

    Quote Originally Posted by superprash2003 View Post
    wait a sec.. ubuntu and windows are on the same pc? or they are different and you want to access the router connected to the windows pc?
    ubuntu and windows are on the same pc but in diffrerent partitions and I want to access the router connected to the windows pc(another PC)

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    Re: How to connect to a modem on another PC

    ok.. as i said earlier you need to enable ICS on the windows pc( the Another pc) .. if its an xp machine then go here http://support.microsoft.com/kb/306126
    if its a vista machine then go here http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Win...b14771033.mspx

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