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Internet Tethering over Bluetooth Setup on iPhone 3G and Windows Vista/XP Computers

Internet Tethering over Bluetooth Setup on the Third Computer

8. This computer is tethered to Internet via the iPhone 3G as an Internet gateway (access point and router) and ready to browse, chat, send/receive emails, play online game, etc. On top of that, this connection can be used to share files/folders/printers with other connected computers. Allow file and printer sharing in Windows Firewall or open all relevant ports if your computer uses other firewall software.

Windows XP > Bluetooth Network Connection Status > Connection : Status (Connected) - Duration (hh:mm:ss) - Speed (1.0 Mbps), Activity : Sent and Received Bytes, Properties and Disconnect button     Windows XP > Network Connection Details : Physical Address - IP Address ( - Subnet Mask ( - Default Gateway / DHCP Server ( - Leased Obtained - Leased Expires - DNS Servers

Picture. This computer connects to the iPhone 3G at 1 Mbps and has a 192.168.20.x IP address.

Windows XP > My Network Places > View workgroup computers : FASTNET : DESKTOP, RIZ-PC, and LAPTOP shown on Windows Explorer. Double-click a connected computer to open shared files/folders/printers stored in it.

Picture. All connected computers can see shared files/folders/printers.

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