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Bluetooth internet sharing

Posted on 2004-11-02
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I have two pc's, one has a broadband internet connection, I have just bought two bluetooth usb dongles to 'share' the internet connection between these two computers, but I am unable to connect them, they can't seem to detect one another, they are both in 'detectable' mode. any ideas?
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Question by:JamesMonaghan
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by:jekaman
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I dont think this is possible.
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by:vand
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Are you using ICS to share the connection or do you have a router?

Also, See if this post applies to you:

"I am just going through it and it appears that the bluetooth adapters are everything you need. Mine came with software that makes it work (WIDCOMM 1.4.2).
What is extremely important is that the Bluetooth adapters you get MUST SUPPORT network services. Not all adaptors support all possible services (such as file transfer etc, but the service you really need is network adapter). So check carefully what you buy. I have got Bluetake dongle BT007SV with 100m access and BT009X with 10m access and they work well so far. The price difference between the two is minimal, if your signal will go through walls I suggest the 100m dongle." from homenethelp.com
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by:vand
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If you are using ICS Check out this link

http://forums.devshed.com/archive/t-186034
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by:JamesMonaghan
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It does have network support, I have finally got both machines networked via Bluetooth(they can file share with each other, and Ping) but I need to know how to access the Internet via this connection!
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vand earned 1000 total points
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Please read my posts again, we are still in the same situation. Are you using a router or ICS?
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