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No Internet Access via Mobile Broadband Connection

Posted on 2013-05-29
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I started this whole process with the intention to want to connect my ipad via wifi to my laptop (with the laptop using a broadband mobile connection)

After a couple of hours (yes, I'm not that clued up) of searching topics I found the correct way to successfully create an ad-hoc network (wireless network connection) and I then successfully connected to the network from my ipad, however, there is still no internet connection.

How can I check that my ad-hoc wireless network connection is using the mobile broadband internet of the laptop??
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baller119 earned 2000 total points
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You are connecting to your laptop, but your laptop doesn't know that it should be sharing your Internet connection. Try turning on Internet Connection Sharing.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/Using-ICS-Internet-Connection-Sharing
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by:shireenadams79
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For some weird reason it works now after I did the Internet Sharing Connection before and failed... Whoop Whoop!! Thanx a mil
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