Internet sharing w/ desktop issue

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by xmksilver, Jan 14, 2014.

  1. xmksilver macrumors newbie

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    Jan 14, 2014
    #1
    Hi, I've been trying to use my macbook as a wireless receiver for my desktop.
    I've gone into sharing and activated internet sharing from wi-fi to ethernet, but when i plug the cable into my PC i'm unable to connect to the internet. My mac works perfectly but my PC won't connect-
    Is there something i'm missing or is it a PC issue?
     
  2. Coyote2006 macrumors regular

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    Apr 16, 2006
    #2
    I'm trying the same without success.

    My MacBook Pro has Maverick, my MacPro Mountain Lion. I'm using USBtoEthernet connector and a non-crossed Ethernet cable. All Firewalls are switched off. Ethernet data sharing works.

    Can't find the problem. Any ideas?
     

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