Using Win XP as an Internet gateway/router/bridge
Posted on 2014-07-27
I'm looking for a way to share a mobile Internet access on my HP laptop. The laptop is running XP and is using an USB modem to connect to the my mobile operator's network. Works well. I'm looking for a way to use this internet connection to get Internet access from my Samsung Galaxy Tab that has only wifi networking. Have tried to bridge the mobile modem and the WLAN adapter on the laptop, but it doesn't seem to work. Have also tried to use the usb-modem directly on the Tab, but the modem software, uCAN Connect, doesn't seem to be available for Android.
Is there a way (via some software tools) to get the laptop to act as an access point that the Tab could connect to?