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Ultimate Geek


# 79273 15-Mar-2011 18:14
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HOw can I set up a network inside my wireless network a virtual server?

For example i want a family to view a shared folder on my PC? they will be in another room using their laptops?

I have Win 7 ultimate. 

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Uber Geek


  # 448647 15-Mar-2011 18:29
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Not exactly sure what you're asking. But if you want to setup a wireless network, just buy a wifi AP and connect it to your current LAN. (And make sure you setup encryption!)

Any computers that have wireless will just show up on your LAN like normal.



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  # 448650 15-Mar-2011 18:31
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we're all connected to my router, i just want to have a shared "folder" we can access info from... like excel sheets etc. pictures... i know i can be done if we are connected via a Ethernet cable but wire Less?

 
 
 
 


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  # 448651 15-Mar-2011 18:34
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Oh, it doesn't matter if it's wired or wireless. You just need to share the folder. In windows, right click on the folder and click "sharing".



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  # 448652 15-Mar-2011 18:39
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It asks for a password on the laptop. when i view my computer under networks. what's this about?

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  # 448656 15-Mar-2011 18:47
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Oh, you need to either enter in your login on your computer (the one with the shared folder) or make sure that "Everyone" has read (and write if you need that) access to it.

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