Process for setting up Internet sharing on Windows® 7
What are the ways of setting up Internet sharing on Windows 7?
Windows 7 the latest Operating system that works very quickly, so that you are able to do your work effectively. As it is very responsive, you can start your PC very fast. This Operating System functions with many applications and devices so as to provide flexibility for work. Windows 7 is designed in such a way that it is very fast in searching for files, folders, applications in seconds. Windows 7 comprises of similar types of documents in libraries even if the files are saved in a separate folder, which in turn can help you to find them quickly. Windows 7 helps you to share the documents, devices and printers across many computers, and it can be very helpful to run a small business without a server.
Features and benefits of Internet connection sharing on Windows 7 and ways to setup Internet connection sharing:
- About Internet sharing
- Benefits of Internet connection sharing
- Tips to setup Internet connection sharing
About Internet sharing
Connecting multiple computers to a network through a single IP address or a single connection is called Internet sharing. The technology used for Internet connection sharing are DSL, cable, ISDN, dial-up and satellite. There are two options to share an Internet connection, they are either by using ICS or by using a router. Through software or hardware solutions, you can obtain Internet connection sharing. A NAT-based hardware router connected to an Internet connection adapter, and each ICS client can be connected to the router.
Benefits of Internet connection sharing
By sharing an Internet connection, everyone will be able to use one Internet connection. There is no need of creating an Internet connection for each user. The two advantages of allowing multiple users to share an Internet connection are convenience to use and it also provides financial advantages.
From the Control Panel choose the option ‘View network Status and Tasks’ and after that select the option ‘Change Adapter Settings’. Then it can display the list of network adapters which are available on computers. Select the option that has Internet connection, and from its properties choose the option ‘Sharing’ and enable the checkbox ‘Allow other network users to connect through this computer’s Internet connection’. Ensure that the selected network adapter connection is connected to the Internet.
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