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Topic # 240587 15-Sep-2018 12:29
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My son's university hostel recently turned off inroom ethernet (no idea) and only now provide WiFi - probably WPA2 Enterprise.

 

 

 

That's very annoying since it means all his smart devices like a Chromecast and Amazon Dot stop working since they cannot connect to WPA2 Enterprise.

 

Is there a way he can share his desktop Internet (from his WiFi dongle ) to the PC's ethernet port and possibly connect a router to the ethernet and share the connection to his devices?  I did look at ICS and it seemed doable but I think we might have missed some settings since we could not get it t work. Links to how to articles would be helpful.

 

 

 

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  Reply # 2091818 17-Sep-2018 11:23
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Yes.  We had this running recently for a client who needed to share a 4G connectrion (built into the laptop) with another two laptops...  the Hotspot feature in Windows 10 turned the main laptop's WiFi into a hotspot (router) and the other two laptops could connect to it just fine.

 

During testing we didn't have a SIM card, so we connected the laptop to our network with an ethernet cable and shared this out....  so I'm thinking if he has two WiFi connections, he should be able to share one out.





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