Wired connection sharing between pc and wii

Discussion in 'Wii - Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection' started by collectedsoul, May 30, 2009.

  1. collectedsoul
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    collectedsoul Advanced Member

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    Mar 21, 2009
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    Hi

    I'm trying to get my broadband connection to work with both my laptop and the wii and can't find a way to make both work together at the same time. I keep having to call up my isp to change the bindings for my modem every time I switch my ethernet cable from my laptop to the wii and vice-versa. I'm thinking maybe a wireless router could solve the problem? Does anyone have such a config - dsl internet with cable modem followed by wireless router feeding both pc and wii?
     
  2. Eddie_Brock

    Eddie_Brock GBAtemp Fan

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    It should most definitely work for you. A cheaper option could be a hub, but a router would be best. It doesn't even have to be wireless, although it would make things easier for y ou.
     
  3. Richy Freeway

    Richy Freeway GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    A hub won't work AT ALL. It MUST be a router. Preferably Wifi as the Wii supports this out of the box.
     
  4. kobykaan

    kobykaan GBAtemp Addict

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    Aug 27, 2007
    or a USB wifi adapter in the laptop and connect the Wii to that [​IMG]

    Although as above A router is the best way either wired or wireless wireless is more convenient no mess between laptop and console [​IMG]

    Would suggest getting a MODEM ROUTER though not just a router will save time in the long run having a router that can make the connection and be ALWAYS on so even if the laptop is off you can still use the Wii [​IMG]
     
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