Alternative to Built in Internet Sharing?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by DeadPixel217, Mar 26, 2012.

  1. DeadPixel217 macrumors member

    Jul 22, 2011
    Since I got my Mac I've been at Uni where we're only provided with a single Ethernet connection. I use the built in Internet Sharing to connect my Xbox to Xbox Live however no other Apple products, iPhones or MacBooks, will connect to it. I have the wireless name the same as the computer and have a 5 character password.

    I've had nothing but trouble with this built in system since I started using Macs over 5 years ago.

    Are there any good alternatives to the build in Internet Sharing or fixes?
  2. satcomer macrumors 603


    Feb 19, 2008
    The Finger Lakes Region
  3. old-wiz macrumors G3

    Mar 26, 2008
    West Suburban Boston Ma
    And some universities will get upset if you set up your own router.

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