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

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Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1 Create wireless ad-hoc network automatically after the windows start. Including ICS settings?

I am looking into ways of sharing my internet connection using windows netsh features. As the title says, is it possible to set everything needed via batch file(including enabling of ICS) and run it ...
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How to setup an ad-hoc network in Ubuntu using IPv6 address?

Please guide me to setup an ad-hoc network setup between two ubuntu linux machines with the IPv6 protocol. I believe this command will help me to configure an IPv6 address but what about the gateway ...
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Mac OS X Ad-Hoc Network Certificate

I was wondering if on a Mac with the built in "Create Network" feature, to make the client (which will always be an iOS device) accept a .cer file before joining the network. I know some professional ...
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How do I access a node.js app through the host of an adhoc network?

Running ifconfig tells me that the IP should be 192.168.0.1 however this does not permit me to access the app. I'm running Raspbian on a Raspberry Pi and I'm trying to access a node.js app running on ...
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Win 7/8/8.1 create wireless open/WEP network - any possibilities?

I have a very old (2003) equipment that has Aironet/Cisco 350 network adapter on board (no WPA/WPA2, only open/WEP authentication). I need to connect it with PC (Win 7/8/8.1) without external access ...
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Two Linux systems on ad-hoc wifi can't ping eachother

I have two Raspberry Pi machines with D-link DWA-121 Wi-Fi adapters and I’m trying to set up an ad-hoc network between them. I have followed this configuration example in /etc/network/interfaces: ...
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'iwlist wlan0 bitrate' says “unknown bit-rate information”

I set bit-rate of wireless interface 'wlan0' using iwconfig wlan0 rate 54M fixed Now, how do I verify if it was set right? iwlist wlan0 bitrate says unknown bit-rate information
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Windows 8.1: Ad-hoc wifi network manager

Connecting to ad-hoc wifi networks has become fairly inconvenient in Windows 8.1. It requires executing several shell commands and copy/paste of strings... (See here.) Does anybody know a nice tool ...
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Connect multiple Android/iPhone Devices to MacBook Pro

my plan is to control my MacBook via OSC from different smartphones (android/iphone). When I do that in my personal network, everything works fine. But I wonder if it's also possible to create a WiFi ...
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windows 8 AdHoc doesn't work well

I created the adhoc through cmd. I have a galaxy note 2 and I connect my phone to the adhoc but after a while the internet doesn't work, it could be after 5, 10 or 30 minutes. The phone stays ...
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List of wifi-devices that are able to serve ad-hoc and access point simultaneously

I would like to create a client wlan (infrastructure mode) and connect to an ad-hoc network at the same time with only one wifi adapter. Most adapters in laptops and usb-sticks cannot serve both at ...
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Wifi Access point appears as Adhoc network

I recently installed and configured a wifi repeater (TP-Link) to extend my wifi Internet which is currently delivered out of a wireless ADSL router and has limited coverage. When I have the repeater ...
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Missing DNS configuration adhoc or offline

I have dnsmasq installed locally on OS X Yosemite. Everything works fine while I'm connected to the internet via wifi. However when I go offline or create an adhoc network, I lose my DNS settings: ...
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How to proxy all outbound HTTP traffic in an adhoc network

I have a network that I'm trying to set up in the following manor (seems odd on the surface but it's what I'm restricted with): Client A (os x yosemite) sends HTTP request to server D Client A's ...
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Resolving DNS lookup when using a proxy on a adhoc network

I have a network with the following setup: Box A(client) has a local HTTP/S proxy running Box A is set to use 0.0.0.0:7777 as a HTTP/S proxy The proxy service forwards all traffic to box B(proxy) ...
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PCIe add-on Wi-Fi adapter as receiver + repeater

I am aware of Windows' Hosted Network capability : Sets up a network as an AP Can coexist with an existing Wi-Fi network Also bridging : two networks share address space And access points in a ...
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Direct network between computers over phone line

I have two computers with modems, that are far from each other (different locations), and do not have internet acsess. I have hyperterminal, and so how would I connect the 2 machines together (with ...
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Windows Embedded 8: no ad-hoc wifi support, need to start ad-hoc network from it

Are there any workarounds/virtual ad-hoc drivers, that can work on Windows 8.x Embedded (Industrial)? I need to create ad-hoc network from WE8 host. There's a support for Virtual access-point, but ...
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Using Microsoft Virtual WiFi to connect to 2nd network

I have read up a bit on the Microsoft Virtual WiFi feature in Windows 7, and am confused as to its capablities. Does this allow me to connect to two networks using a single physical wireless adapter? ...
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Creating AD-HOC network on Server 2012 along with LAN

Problem: I am trying to figure out the solution for the following problem. However, I am not fully sure if the following solution will work or not in this case. We are shipping servers with Server ...
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My pc is not showing ad-hoc option

I have windows 7 ultimate. I want to connect my pc's internet to my android mobile but there is no option of ad-hoc in control panel(network & internet). I also tried downloading virtual router ...
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Ad hoc wireless network without access point

We've connected several laptops through an ad hoc wireless network, but we've got one little issue: If I understand correctly, the originator of the ad hoc network acts like an access point for ...
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Connect a computer through the internet with a local ad-hoc network

We have a local network (several laptops) using an ad-hoc network, where one laptop is the host for a game. How can I connect a distant laptop through the internet to that ad-hoc network and be able ...
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Wireless hostednetwork / AD HOC network Configuration?

I'm attending a conference in two weeks, i have a 8 page mobile website i designed for the Android 10.1 tablet. Last conference the company was lucky enough to have a good wifi connection. However ...
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Setting up Win8 ad-hoc Wifi without security?

I'm trying to set up an ad-hoc wifi network coming from a Windows 8 machine to connect to some legacy hardware that doesn't support WPA. Trouble is, I can't find a way to tell Win8 to start the ...
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Trying to connect to Ad-Hoc on Windows 8 via WiFi Scanner by Lizard Systems and it doesn't work

Windows 8.1 has no ability to connect to ad-hoc networks (aside from crude console workarounds). I have a Nokia E5 (that's Symbian s60v3) that has Joiku Hotspot installed on it. I'm not using any ...
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Can't access Windows 7 network nor homegroup via router or ad-hoc

I have a really annoying problem. I have 2 clean computers. They were formatted and Win 7 ultimate was installed on both computers. They have a PCI wireless card (D-Link DWA 525). Their hardware is ...
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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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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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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 ...