troubleshooting Question

2 Subnets through 2 NICs with Internet Connection Sharing on Windows XP

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I need to connect to the internet through a wireless NIC on 1 subnet 192.168.0/24 and share this connection with 2 other PCs in the office so these have internet. I also need to have a separate subnet 192.168.10/24 for the office LAN file and printer sharing. How might I go about this?

The wire less is "piggy backing" off of a local open unsecured Linksys router (yes we have permission from the owner. This is a small non-profit and the building owner provides an open connection for a coffee shop he also owns).  I would like to share the internet connection to the other 2 PCs this single wireless device provides through MS internet connection sharing.

The internal LAN is switched through a now not used DSL router.

If I enable the LAN NIC I loose the internet and visa-versa.

I'm not sure that this can even be done with out more hardware. Any pointers?

If I can't have my cake and eat it too as in the above how can I have as a minimum;
1 PC have internet connection via the wireless on subnet 192.168.0/24
and
have it still be able to access the LAN 192.168.10/24 via the wired NIC?
eg without the internet connection sharing.

TIA
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