Wireless Connection Help

  scuba steve 15:23 23 Aug 2006


Im getting a Wireless Cabel modem with WIFI OPCI Card and need some Quick Notes.

Heres a quick Diagram i made to give a quick idea what im trying to achieve : click here

I want to Connect the main Computer down stairs to the one in my room but i want to be connected to 'Xbox live' without a wireless Adapter in the back of a 360 and im want to know if once ive connected wirelessly to the PC upstairs can i use a Ethernet Cable from the PC up stairs into my 360 Whixch i right besides it. What im trying to say is can i use the 'Already' Shared connection from the Source downstairs to the the one upstairs while using an ethernet cable to the xbox.

Also, I Have a a cable modem which is connected to the PC downstairs by USB and i really dont need the wireless part for downstairs. Can i just connect the USB into the PC from the modem and put the ethernet cable for the wireless Router to the Cable and connect it to the back of my PC?

Most likely sounds like a novice question to you but im very curious.

Any help will be gratefully recieved.

its hard to explain what i mean but i hope it covers it.

  scuba steve 16:58 23 Aug 2006


  scuba steve 17:59 23 Aug 2006

Okay, I Understand its hard to follow so ive spent some more time and have come up with this

click here

much easier to understand.

So you see, I want the wireless connection that will be going to the Pc on the 2nd floor to be able to be used as the source for the 360 instead of dragging a 30 metre ethernet cable through the floor boards!

Is it Possible to share a already shared Connection?

  Woolwell 19:22 23 Aug 2006

You would be better off in the network forum.

I'm not a network expert but I think that what you want to do is not possible.

It is your wireless router which connects with the other systems PC or X Box not the downstairs PC. And I think that your upstairs X-box should connect with your downstairs router wirelessly and directly but this is not what you want.

Over to the network specialists.

  Strawballs 19:48 23 Aug 2006

click here Link to his network forum thread.

  Woolwell 19:52 23 Aug 2006

Thanks - wasn't expecting a duplicate thread.

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