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davergibson

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#3911 21-Apr-2005 03:30
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I have recently purchased a Ipaq rx 3715 and have been very happy with all the features it has. I have been happily surfing the internet using free wireless hotspots in my area and while at work I have also been connecting through work's internet connection using bluetooth ( with permission of course).
I have read many forum posts on how to connect in this manner via a pc's internet connection using bluetooth. I wish to see if the opposite is possible? Using a wireless connection available to my PDA I wish to share this with a Win XP pc that does not have internet but can connect to my Ipaq via Bluetooth or ActiveSync cable.
I understand some kind of software will probably have to run on my Ipaq but I just haven't been able to find any such software. Most people seem to want to make this connection the other way round.
Any comments or solutions would be welcomed.

David


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#14287 21-Apr-2005 05:49

That is not possible...

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#14296 21-Apr-2005 17:17
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Nohing is impossible, it just may not have been done yet.

What you are wanting to do is essentially the same as using a mobile phone as a modem, many people use their phones to connect over GPRS, then route the data to their laptop via bluetooth or cable etc. I'm sure a piece of software is all you need, however given that a WiFi PC Card or USB dongle can be bought for around $80, i don't think anyone wil have bothered to write that software. Just go get a WiFi USB dongle instead, then you won't need the PDA with you anyway

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