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how to set up a computer by using lan to a computer

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Hello. my problem is I am currently using Router and it link with two computer by using wireless. and I got a laptop which using lan card, so I want to connect the laptop to a computer and using LAN to share the Internet. So what I need to do ? setup IP? or what else.
and which ip I should use.....the Lan card on the main computer? or the wireless ip ( to router)........
the main computer using win xp
the laptop using win 98

thx any one can help
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You can use Network Bridging for the setup you desire.

I assume you have two network cards in your "main computer".  Once for wireless and a wired NIC not being used?  If so, plug your laptop into the wired NIC using a cross over cable.  Then in your network connections on the XP computer, bridge your wireless and wired connections by right clicking them.  ICS and XP firewall must be disabled.  Leave your TCP/IP settings on the wired NIC and your notebook NIC to use DHCP and they should automatically be assigned an IP address from your router/DHCP server.
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