View Full Version : xbox through internet on laptop?
08-01-2005, 08:45 AM
I am going on vacation next week and there is wireless internet in our room. I was wondering if there was a way to hook my xbox up to the internet by connecting it to a laptop that has both an ethernet jack and a wireless ethernet card. The laptop top would be getting the internet directly and the xbox conneting to the internet (xbox live) through the laptop.
08-01-2005, 08:48 AM
Most of the hotels I've been to with wireless also have a device that does exactly this (I foget what it's called. Bridge maybe?) that you can checkout from the front desk.
08-01-2005, 08:51 AM
So i would defiantly need a bridge to do this?
08-01-2005, 09:14 AM
Don't know about using the laptop to do it. I just know it'd be really easy to do with that checked out from the hotel (at my hotel, it was free)
08-01-2005, 09:32 AM
Yup - you need a bridge, or you MAY be able to do what you're thinking of using ICS - internet connection sharing. Dunno if it'll work for an Xbox, but I don't see why not
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