Help - Sharing a PdaNet connection from my PC to my network

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  1. BWG

    BWG Member

    May 28, 2009
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    Help - Sharing a PdaNet connection from my PC to my network

    I have a Q9C and a Q. I live in a rural area where my phone lines will not handle DSL and there is no cable. So, rather than a satellite connection I chose wireless. I like PdaNet and use it to connect my PC's to the internet.

    I have 3 desktops and 1 laptop. I have them on a wireless/wired network. Usually I connect through my USB Sync cable although I do have a Bluetooth USB I can plug into any of the computers.

    Has anyone managed to connect to their phone with PdaNet and share the connection on a network with other computers?

    2 PC's run XP Home
    1 PC runs Vista Home
    1 laptop runs Windows 7 Ultimate

    I tried ICS (Internet Connection Sharing) from my Vista PC and could not get it to work.
    I tried sharing the PdaNet modem connection on my XP machine and could not get it to work.

    I am tired of moving the phone from 1 PC to the other. Also 1 PC is located in an area of my house where I get 1 to 2 bars or sometimes 0. Another is a consistant 3 to 4 bars which is where I want to leave the phone. It always stays connected there and does not switch back and forth between EVDO and 1x data connections.

    I am almost ready to ditch this whole process and get a MIFI 2200.

    Also I am using an Alltel version of both devices and was part of the Verizon acquisition.

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