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Topic # 9758 11-Oct-2006 13:26

a laptop I administer needs to roam between two wireless networks. one has a manually configured HTTP proxy and one uses NAT.
This is easy to do in Mac and Linux but how do I do it in Windows XP Home?

thanks in advance




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Reply # 48320 11-Oct-2006 16:50
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You will need a third party software for this. Toshiba supplies "Config Free" with their laptops, and it does exactly that, but it's only for their series. I looked for this type of solution a few months back and found a couple.

Check Smith Micro's QuickLink Mobile for Windows. They also have versions for Mac OS.







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  Reply # 48322 11-Oct-2006 16:59

luckily this is a Toshiba laptop and configfree works like a charm! thanks MF!
I hope Microsoft put this feature in Vista it is a basic fitting to Mac OS and most Linux distro's




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Reply # 48328 11-Oct-2006 17:19
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I "knew" it was Toshiba. I can read minds! I am going to create a TV Show!

Seriously though, good one. This utility is handy (I don't use it because my network is not that restrictive, but would if needed - I have a Toshiba M205 Tablet PC). They also have a Config Free for the Toshiba Pocket PC.





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