How to Set Up Internet Connection Sharing for Windows XP

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Microsoft Internet Connection Sharing enables a computer connected to the Internet via a cable or DSL modem to share its connection with other computers connected to it.

On the Host Computer

  1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Click Network and Internet Connections, Click Network Connections.
  3. Right-click the connection that you use to connect to the Internet. For example, if you connect to the Internet by using a modem, right-click the connection that you want under Dial-up.
  4. Click Properties. Click the Advanced tab.
  5. Under Internet Connection Sharing, select the Allow other network users to connect through this computer's Internet connection check box.
  6. If you are sharing a dial-up Internet connection, select the Establish a dial-up connection whenever a computer on my network attempts to access the Internet check box if you want to permit your computer to automatically connect to the Internet.
  7. Click OK. You receive a message, Click Yes.

On the Client Computer

  1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel. Click Network and Internet Connections. Click Network Connections.
  2. Right-click Local Area Connection, and then click Properties.
  3. Click the General tab, click Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) in the This connection uses the following items list, and then click Properties.
  4. In the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Properties dialog box, click Obtain an IP address automatically (if it is not already selected), and then click OK.
  5. In the Local Area Connection Properties dialog box, click OK.
  6. Open your browser to check, if what you did works.


  • The connection to the Internet is shared to other computers on the local area network (LAN). The network adapter that is connected to the LAN is configured with a static IP address of and a subnet mask of
  • If you are using a cable, the computer that is sharing connection should have two LAN slots.
  • You can also assign a unique static IP address in the range of to For example, you can assign the following static IP address, subnet mask, and default gateway:
    • IP Address
    • Subnet mask
    • Default gateway
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