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Windows 8 In Depth by Paul McFedries, Brian Knittel

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Scheme B—Windows Internet Connection Sharing with a Broadband Connection

This section shows how to set up the Internet connection method illustrated in Figure 19.1 as scheme B.

The procedure for configuring a shared high-speed cable or DSL Internet connection with Windows ICS is very similar to that for setting up a shared dial-up connection. To prepare, be sure to install and test your DSL or cable connection on the computer you’ll use to host the shared connection, as described in Chapter 14. It’s essential that you have this working before you proceed to set up your LAN and the shared connection.

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If your broadband service uses a LAN adapter ...

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