Share Laptop WiFi Internet to Desktop PC by Using an Ethernet Cable

Share Laptop WiFi Internet

This article tells you a very easy trick to share laptop WiFi internet to another desktop PC by using ethernet cable.

Suppose, your laptop is connected to WiFi network and you have another desktop computer nearby which is not connected to the internet.

If you would like to share your laptop internet to the desktop to get internet connectivity by using ethernet cable.

The only you need is a small ethernet cable, which you can use to establish the internet connection from your laptop to a desktop. Rest, follow the steps below to share internet from Laptop to Desktop.

Sharing Laptop WiFi to Desktop with LAN Cable

First, settings need to do on the Laptop:

Step 1. Open Network Connections.

  • To open Network Connection, need to open Run command by using key combination Win + R on your laptop keyboard.
  • Run dialog box will be on your screen. Type ncpa.cpl and click OK.

Step 2. The network Connections screen will be on your screen. Right-click on connected WiFi network adapter and select Properties.

sharing internet connection from wifi to EthernetStep 3. The WiFi Properties window will open on the screen.

  • Select Sharing Tab
  • Check mark the box that says, Allow other network users to connect through this computer’s Internet connection
  • Click OK to save settings and close the Network Connections window

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By doing the above steps, you have successfully shared your laptop’s WiFi internet.

Second, you need to connect an ethernet cable from your laptop’s ethernet port to desktop ethernet port to establish the internet for your desktop PC.

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Once you have connected the both ends of the ethernet cable (one is on laptop and another to desktop) that means you are done with all steps.

Now, go ahead and check internet on your desktop PC. You will be able to use the internet shared from the laptop by using ethernet cable.

So, this is the easiest way to share laptop WiFi internet to any desktop computer without any third party software.

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