PC has internet connection, want my mac to share

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by heggie2000, May 9, 2005.

  1. heggie2000 macrumors newbie

    May 9, 2005
    Hi, i have a pc that is connected via wifi to a router in another room giving it internet access. Now i would like my mac mini to connect to the internet through my pc, so it shares the connection. Plugging the mac mini into the router or buying an airport card is not an option at the moment , so is this possible? i know it is with 2 windows machines, thanks
  2. EGT macrumors 68000


    Sep 4, 2003
    You can definatly share from Mac to PC. That's what I'm doing at the minute. I'm not sure how to go about sharing from PC to mac ... sorry :(

    Someone here is bound to know how.
  3. jeremy.king macrumors 603


    Jul 23, 2002
    Fuquay Varina, NC
    Start > Help and Support. Search for Internet Connection Sharing.
  4. ITASOR macrumors 601


    Mar 20, 2005
    Oneida, NY
    If the PC is using wireless and the Mac isn't, why not just move the router/modem closer to the Mac so that it can be plugged into it.

    I know you said that's not an option, but it's an idea. :cool:
  5. heggie2000 thread starter macrumors newbie

    May 9, 2005
    yeh i know, but i'd really like to share it thru the pc!

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