Ok, the issue of having a wireless router/network in GT dorms aside... has
anyone ever used a wireless PCI card in a desktop that's hardwired to a
network or other internet connection, to provide a wireless internet
connection for another computer with a a wireless card?
(I.E., you don't want to get a wireless router, and already have a desktop
connected to the internet. You also have a laptop with a wireless card, and
want to use it online wirelessly in your room. You decide a wireless PCI
card is much cheaper than a router and also prevents extra desk clutter.
Can this PCI wireless card share the internet connection of the desktop to
I have done this previously with a second LAN card in my desktop to my
laptop, and it worked great. But I want no wires, so I got a rebated
wireless PCI card, but am having issues sharing the connection... any
suggestions? Anyone who can definitively tell me it has worked for them, or
will not work, it would be appreciated. Thanks!
(I apologize if you have a great passionate belief that I have posted this
in an unrelated group... but I don't share your view so your cries won't
change anything here...)