An ad-hoc network is a network where data is sent directly between computers, instead of using a central router.

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How do I hide a ad-hoc wifi netwok on linux?

I'm creating a mesh network with batman-adv and using wpa_supplicant for the ad-hoc network. I do not want this ad-hoc network to be visible to others (on their list of available networks and such). ...
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Linux ad hoc network wpa_supplicant frequency

One of the terms I've seen defined in the wpa_supplicant for Linux devices using an ad hoc network is "frequency=2412", and I have to admit its function is obvious, but I was wondering if anyone could ...
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Windows - make hosts file affect ICS

I am running an Ad Hoc Wi-Fi network (Hosted network using Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter) on my PC. I used ICS (Internet Connection Sharing) to link my existing Wi-Fi connection through to ...
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Can I Share My Mobile Broadband Internet Through Ad Hoc Connection?

I have a USB Mobile Broadband for my Internet. it doesn't support WiFi function. Is it possible to share my internet connection to another computer through ad hoc? Assuming both computers are running ...
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No connection possible via Ad-Hoc-Network

I created an Ad-Hoc-Network on Windows 8.1 using the commands netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=”DESIRED_NETWORK_NAME” key=”YOUR_PASSWORD” netsh.exe wlan start hostednetworkname But when ...
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WiFi LAN and Ad hoc using USB LAN at the same time

I have a laptop with WiFi and a USB LAN port. I wish to connect to our wireless router through my WiFi and to my NAS through cross cable using my USB LAN port (ad hoc or peer to peer local ...
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How to direct connection local lan + WIFI internet?

I am running 2 computers. Each have a WIFI connection to the router (other location in the house) which provides internet. I would like now to directly connect those 2 computers via their Gigabit ...
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Ad Hoc Network Connection causes Blue Screen of Death DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION

I recently had my home internet go down, so I stood up a tethered Ad Hoc Wireless hotspot from my 4G mobile phone. However, once I connected my Windows 8.1 64 bit computer to it, it blue screened with ...
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How to create a ad hoc network on a router?

I want to create a LAN environment on my router without internet. I want to create an ad hoc network because I can see some performance benefit in this kind of network. Or is the Windows hosted ...
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Unable to connect to Wireless Ad-hoc networks in Ubuntu

I'm not able to setup Ad-hoc network in ubuntu. I came to know that setting up a ad-hoc network is different from setting up a wireless hotspot. After I followed the instructions here, my essid ...
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How to ping an IBSS ad-hoc network?

Question We created an ad-hoc wireless network, and netsh shows me that the network is available. How do we ping it? netsh Output > But how do we ping it? BSSID : 36:f7:59:c7:5e:a9 ...
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Why I can not ping google.com when I connect to an embedded system via ahoc wifi

I have two wifi device on my laptop. I use on of them to connect to internet via a router. Its IP is 10.0.1.98 (router IP is 10.0.1.1) In this case I can connect to any web site and in general ...
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Get list of devices on windows ad hoc network

I was wondering if there was a command to get a list of all the devices connected to an ad-hoc network that I host from my laptop. This far I've just been looking up the device ip with ipconfig or ...
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Is there possibility to connect or use or receive a adhoc network connection from other computer

netsh wlan connect MyShared Interface=Wi-Fi result: "Connection request was completed successfully" But i opened chrome browser, accessed google.com. Failed to open the page So how do i connect ...
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Can't connect ad hoc network to Windows 8.1 Pro

I'm trying to connect to my ad hoc network through the command prompt with the the following command: netsh wlan show network ... I get the following output: SSID 3 : Range Network Type : Adhoc ...
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How to connect a MacBook Air and a PC via wireless?

I have a PC and a MacBook Air 2013 (with Mavericks installed). Both of them are able to connect to the internet via my wireless modem (DLINK DSL-2730U), however I want share some files and folders ...
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Wifi ad-hoc network with smartphones

Suppose I want to setup a wifi ad-hoc network with multiple phones (three for this example). I have questions for this setup: Do you need to connect as slave and master (like you do with Bluetooth)? ...
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Adhoc IBSS Configuration

With a normal Wi-Fi network, if one wireless device wants to talk another wireless device it has to go through the AP (Access Point). In an infrastructure BSS, every device is connected to an AP. In ...
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Windows 8.1 does not show ad hoc networks

After upgrading my laptop to Windows 8.1, it no longer shows any ad-hoc networks to connect to. The networks are definitely detected by the hardware — inSSIDer shows them, for example — but the ...
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Cannot access shared files from Windows XP while connected to Windows 7 Adhoc

I'm trying to share files between a Windows 7 x64 workstation and an old laptop running Windows XP SP3, so I've created an Adhoc network on Windows 7 and made some folders on it shared. Windows XP ...
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difference between ad hoc and infrastructure wireless modes?

While creating wireless connection I get option to choose between ad hoc and infrastructure mode. Can someone explain the difference between them and which one should I use for my personal ...
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Windows 8.1 Wireless Ad-hoc Network Not Detected

I have three computers. First one runs Raspian and hosts an Ad-hoc wireless network. Second one runs Windows 8 and connects to the first computer's ad-hoc network just fine. Third one runs Windows ...
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Bridge Hosted Network with another network

I create a hostednetwork in windows 8-1. after that i select the new virtual wifi and ethernet but there is no option to making bridge. I have this problem because of the windows 8.1 did not ...
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Creating a wifi access point using windows 7

I want to allow my tablet to browse the website I'm hosting on my development machine. Since this setup is also going to be demonstrated in a conference, I would like to establish the strongest Wifi ...
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Linux - bridging eth0 and at0 with brctl

The problem is as follows: I have a router running a DHCP server connected (with a cable) to a computer with a wireless card. I want to create and ad-hoc network using airbase-ng then bridge it to ...
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How do I share my desktop PC internet with tablet/mobile? [duplicate]

How do I share my desktop PC internet with tablet/mobile? I have a desktop PC with an internet connection. The connection is via Ruckus MM2211 (I think it's a gateway). I have a TPLINK TL-WN721N USB ...
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Filter/Redirect http requests based on URL in Ad-Hoc connexion

My computer (Windows7) is connected to internet via Ethernet, and I shared this internet connexion via WIFI (Ad-Hoc). Is it possible to filter/block/redirect URLs for specific MAC/IP adresses, for ...
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How to set and adhoc network between my phone and laptop with static ip

I want to establish a adhoc connection between my laptop running debian wheezy with my android nexus 7 tablet. What I have done is installed hostapd in my laptop with this configuration. ...
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How to create a local only ad-hoc WiFi network on Fedora 19 with Network Manager?

I have a notebook running Fedora 19 with Gnome's Network Manager. I have configured a web server with a virtual host on it, and I would like this box to provide a wireless network so other computers ...
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Remote Desktop on the user sharing wifi via ad-hoc

How do I remote control over wifi ad-hoc connection the user which is giving me that connection without stopping the connection from being shared? Windows 7 has this issue where when you log out (and ...
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Can't share over wifi, only have share over ethernet option

I've been trying to set up a hotspot from my laptop to share my internet connection over WiFi. However, every time I go to do it I only have the option to share over internet with connectify, but ...
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using my Windows 7 home premium laptop as a wireless access point

I want to share my wired Internet connection in my laptop with tmy android phone via wireless. I have been following the tutorial GIVEN HERE, but it's not working for me. As shown on this image, ...
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Connecting two laptops using ad hoc network in Windows

I want to test a chat server that I have made. For that I want to connect two laptops, one having Windows XP and the other having Windows 7. I know it is possible to make an ad hoc network and then ...
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My computer hangs everytime I want set up a wireless ad-hoc network

I am using windows 7 laptop. Every time I tried to set up wireless ad-hoc (computer-computer) network, my laptop freezes. Please, I need your help?
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Ad-hoc Wi-fi disconnects as soon as I rdc into a Windows 7 Enterprise

So, I have two notebooks: one is Windows 7 Enterprise lets call it "E" - other is Windows 7 Home Premium - lets call it "H". I have a 3G USB dongle which connects me to internet. The goal is to ...
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Transfer files using ad-hoc connection in Windows

How do I configure direct network between computers in home network beside Internet connection? I would like Windows computers to be connected directly omitting router which provides Internet ...
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Virtual WiFi Miniport is missing

In Windows 7 Pro I would like to create an ad-hoc network using with an Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG adaptor. By the specs the adaptor supports both infrastructure and ad-hoc architecture. My problem ...
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How to create an open (unencrypted) AdHoc WiFi network in Windows8?

I've read thousands of tutorials but the command: netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=try key=12345678 Creates a secure network only. How can I create an open unencrypted AdHoc wireless ...
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how to set rate of ad-hoc wifi?

I am trying to run a test and I want to set the data-rate on my laptop that is setup for Ad-Hoc mode. If I run iwlist wlan0 bitrate I get a wlan0 unknown bit-rate information. response. Undeterred, ...
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Windows 7 ad-hoc internet sharing - How to share with static IPs?

I'm trying to share internet via ad-hoc connecting two Windows 7 computers. The ad-hoc network only works with static IPs, but when I try to share the internet, Windows pops a message saying that the ...
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How to join an ad-hoc wireless network in Linux

How do you join two or more Linux machines to the same ad-hoc wireless network? I have two Ubuntu 12.04 laptops that I'd like to connect. Following the command line instructions in Ubuntu's wiki ...
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How do I set up a wireless printer on Windows 8 without a wireless router?

So we just got a new computer (old hard drive bit the dust) with Windows 8 and at the same time decided to upgrade to a wireless printer. I've read that you can't set up an ad hoc wireless network on ...
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IPv6 routing with multi hop network - using /64 as prefix

I have a scenario, where my PC(SYSTEM1) acts as a router/packet forwarder. And i wanted to have my other PC(SYSTEM2) connected to router(R1) via SYSTEM1. If the subnet length is /48, i know it is easy ...
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No Internet access using ad hoc network in ubuntu

I setup a wifi Hotspot in my desktop(Ubuntu 12.04), and was able to connect to it using my laptop(also Ubuntu 12.04). My desktop is connected to Internet using Ethernet cable and I can access ...
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Remote Desktop via Ad-Hoc on Windows 7

Is there a way to connect two PCs running Windows 7 via a wifi ad-hoc network and then use Remote Desktop from one of the PCs to the other? In addition to this the Remote Desktop host PC should still ...
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It is possible to see clients who connected to my hostednetwork?

I set up a hosted network with my laptop using Windows 7. I want to check all the clients who connected to it. Is it possible? And is there any tool can manage it? For example, limit the net speed ...
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Ad-Hoc network as Home in windows 7

i have created an ad-hoc network in Windows 7 Home Premium to play some multiplayer games, but windows won't allow for connections because it's set to Public network, and i can't change it in Network ...
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Windows 7 adhoc network

I have created a wireless adhoc network in windows 7. I have saved the network. Then I pressed connect on this network on my pc and it is displaying waiting for users. None of my device is able to ...
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Can not set up ad-hoc network on win7

I try to create and ad-hoc network at a hotel on my work notebook. It goes fine until I click on "Create an ad hoc network". Then I get a popup saying: "The policies on your network prevent the ...
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Forwarding Data from COM Port via Ad-hHoc Network on Linux

I'm new to Linux and I'm trying to setup an ad-hoc network between two computers in order to send data coming from a COM port on one computer to the other. Currently I'm running Lubuntu 12.04 on both ...