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Here is how to disable ad hoc networks on Vista, It should work on W7 as well http://www.windowsnetworking.com/kbase/WindowsTips/WindowsVista/AdminTips/Security/HowtoDisableAdHocWirelessConnectionsonVista.html Windows Vista won’t automatically create ad hoc wireless connections with other computers, but for greater security you may want to disable ...


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Here is a page documenting setting up an ad-hoc access point.


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Because ad-hoc connection protocol is simpler than access-point connection (via router). In ad-hoc case you have only two entities that talk to each other, while in access-point case there can be many entities and protocol has more overhead to be able to handle that. This overhead is still present even if only two computers connect. Another reason is that ...


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In principle, the Personal Area Networking (PAN) Bluetooth profile allows this. PAN basically gives you a LAN over Bluetooth, so software on your PC and on your phone can talk to each other as if they were on a LAN. However, to actually use your PC's net connection on the phone, your phone (or more precisely, the apps on your phone that you want to provide ...


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Try Connectify which is a third-party solution, you should be able to come around with the Lite features. Transform your Windows laptop into a Wi-Fi hotspot at the click of a button so you can share a single Internet connection with your friends, co-workers, and mobile devices. Otherwise, try to see if you can use netsh to set up an ad-hoc ...


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In wireless networking, Ad-Hoc is one of the modes of operation for an 802.11 radio. It happens at OSI layer 1, the physical layer, and it basically means that all devices can communicate directly to any other device that is within radio range. Normally, in Infrastructure mode, wireless devices can only communicate with a central Access Point or Router and ...


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If two machines are on the same IP network, they can communicate with each other without any routing, and without needing the internet. So you just need a series of Wifi APs that form a single IP network. You can do this by making your dorm AP the primary, then use a Repeater Bridge for each subsequent AP. If you use a dd-wrt compatible wireless AP, then ...


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What many Wi-Fi products refer to as an "ad hoc" network is what the 802.11 spec refers to as an IBSS. It's important to note that the originator of an IBSS does not control it at all. Once one or more additional devices join the IBSS, all devices in the IBSS are completely equal peers, and they all participate in maintaining the network, even after other ...


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A true "Ad-Hoc" network would not include networking infrastructure, like routers, etc. If I'm following your question, you have a wireless Ad-hoc network setup, and you are using a machine to share an Internet connection with them (the "other pages" you speak of). This means you have an Ad-Hoc network, and a bridge to another network (the Internet). It ...


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You should be able to set up an ad-hoc wi-fi network. Here is a howto for XP by Microsoft (but it's likely to be similar for later versions of Windows). Assuming you're running Windows, of course.


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Use Connectify. It should fit your bill.


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This depends on the exact hardware, but the odds are strongly in favor of 'no'. Almost all wireless adapters only support a single concurrent connection; this would require two (one for the normal network, one for the ad-hoc network). You could add a second wireless adapter, though.


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This Ubuntu wiki page explains everything.


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The iPod touch requires a WiFi access point. If you don't have a WiFi router, you won't be able to do it. UPDATE: If you're using a laptop and it has WiFi, you could share your dial-up connection that way. Here is a tutorial.


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You should tick the sharing box on the other Network (Ad-Hoc BLAM) instead of in the vodafone Network.


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What you want is an Ad-Hoc Network.


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It is possible, and I've done on Linux, however I used a desktop computer and a laptop. Here's a tutorial on how to do this. I both computers have an IP adress and the network had a range of about 6 to 8 metres.


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The wireless network structure that you describe is called ad-hoc, which is the mode for wireless devices to directly communicate with each other. The alternative when using a router is called infrastructure mode. For most manufacturers of wireless adapters, 802.11n is only possible in infrastructure mode, which requires a router. Without a router, you ...


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Yes, you just have to bridge the connections for wireless A->B and wired A>C. I assume machine A has wired and wireless network connections. This is very simple to do in windows. You can just select the two network interfaces and "bridge" the connections.


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Make sure your wireless network card is turned on. Go in to the "Network and Sharing Center", and on the left click "Manage Wireless Networks", from here click the add button and "Ad-Hoc network" should be one of the options. However, if your Wireless is on, you should be able to get to it from the screen you were on - If it isn't there, it is possible ...


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There should be no difference in connecting the third as from the second. When you first create the network, it should be broadcasting the SSID and if you connect, it should ask for a passkey. If it isn't working, try again. Sometimes I have found that some laptops go funny and it is easier to start the ad-hoc for a different one - in theory it shouldn't ...


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IBSS networks (which is what people usually mean by ad-hoc networks) do not do forwarding. For that, you need a mesh network (like 802.11s, which is still a draft standard).


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A DHCP will not really acquire a new address every time, but it does check in with the DHCP server to see if it can continue to still use the same IP address, and to refresh its lease. Most home routers have a lease of one week by default, so as long as you log in within that time period, you would continue to be granted a lease for that IP address. If not, ...


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I think that AdHoc is one of those fuzzy areas not covered in the N spec, and may default to B speeds. See if the devices have an extra option for AdHoc in the device settings, some do I have heard.


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Finally figured it out. The problem was caused by the Atheros AR9285 adapter - its 802.11n capability was locked, and after using the Atheros EEPROM Tool to unlock it, the connection speed increased to 65 Mbps. The AR9285 can run at 150 Mbps on a 40 Mhz channel though, so if anybody knows how to make a Wireless Hosted Network / software AP use a wide ...


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You (and likely also whoever is telling you this) are confused. The only difference between an ad-hoc network and a "typical" wireless network is the context and terminology. I could set up an "ad-hoc" network from my iMac that shared an internet connection wirelessly, and it would be functionally identical to the same set-up with a router. For all I know, ...


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You can't do both at the same time with just the built-in Wi-Fi card, no. But if you get, say, a third-party USB Wi-Fi adaptor, you can use the USB Wi-Fi adaptor to join the existing Wi-Fi access point, and then use Internet Sharing to enable software access point mode on the built-in adaptor and re-share your other connection. Software access point mode ...


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I believe you want to be running host A in hostap mode and switching from Ad-Hoc to Infrastructure mode. That way traffic that wants to go from B to C should go via A.


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Have you tried inSSIDer? inSSIDer From that link: What's Unique about inSSIDer? Compatible with Windows XP, Vista and 7 (32 and 64-bit) Uses the Native Wi-Fi API and your current Wireless network card Sort results by Mac Address, SSID, Channel, RSSI and "Time Last Seen" Compatible with most GPS devices (NMEA v2.3 and higher) How can ...



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