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I have 2 laptops and One of the Laptop is connected to Internet via Ethernet.

I would like to establish a ad-hoc network between these 2 laptops. Any suggestions/pointers would be really helpful.

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What operating system does the laptop with the internet connection have ? –  Mark Robinson Apr 9 '10 at 12:10
    
possible duplicate of Combining a wired network with an ad-hoc network –  techie007 Aug 31 '11 at 18:56
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For Windows 7 see this serverfault question: Windows 7 - wireless connection sharing


On a Mac laptop go to System Preferences

Under the Internet & Network section select Sharing

Check the box next to Internet Sharing

Select Ethernet 1 from the drop down "share your connection from"

Under "To computer using:" check the box for Airport

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