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    Sharing your wireless connection with your Wii using Airport

    Have an Apple with a built in Airport (wireless) card but don't own a wireless router? Want to play your wii online at a friends house but they only have wired internet? BAM! use your Airport to create a wireless access point.

    Step One: Turn on Internet Sharing
    Go to System Preferences, click on the Sharing icon, then click on the Internet tab.
    Change the 'Share your connection from' pop-up to Built-in Ethernet.
    Under the 'To computers using' section, check the AirPort box.
    Click Airport Options, and enter an easy name such as wii in the Network Name box.
    OPTIONAL: Use any password that fits your settings (i.e. 128 bit WEP requires 13 characters).
    Click OK if you're on the AirPort Options screen.
    Click Start in the Internet Sharing panel.

    Step Two: Configure the Wii:
    Select a connection to edit.
    Choose Automatic Setup.
    Select the name you set in step 1.
    Test your connection. You should see successful test results from the Wii.

    You are done. When you are done using the connection i would recommend turning internet sharing back off to prevent people from leaching off your connection unless you set up WEP.

    The above was Plagiarized and simplified from Romahony's guide. I tested it myself to make sure it works fine with all the omitted steps. The original can be viewed here. WARNING EXTERNAL LINK.
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    Thanks for the thanks.

    the same scheme is possible under Windows OS i just haven't figured it out as i would never go back to the dark side.
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    That's an awesome pic.
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    are we talking about setting up airport extreme and airport express here?


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    Nope. Talking about using the built in WIFI card that came with your MAC to create a wireless access point for your devices. This is mainly useful for people who don't own a wireless router or who have a wii that the WIFI has failed in.
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    Quote Originally Posted by emuhack View Post
    Very good now all i need is a MAC....

    LOL -- hahahaha
    You dont know what you are missing out on ha ha he he

    Nope. Talking about using the built in WIFI card that came with your MAC to create a wireless access point for your devices. This is mainly useful for people who don't own a wireless router or who have a wii that the WIFI has failed in.
    Are ok I have a wirless router + airport express(good for streaming music from mac to Stereo for Parties.)
    Last edited by narse1979; 05-17-2010 at 01:16 AM.


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