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Windows 7: Ad hoc ICS


11 Oct 2009   #1

win7
 
 
Ad hoc ICS

Well, I have some trouble with my ad hoc network. I have followed the guides on various sites, created an ad hoc network that is working but the problem comes down to ICS. I am unable to connect to internet on my laptop via ad hoc.

On my PC I have a static IP, on the wired connection I have turned on ICS to be shared to my wireless card. In wlan TCP/IP (after turning ICS on) I get 192.168.137.1 as my IP-address that I then changed to 192.168.0.1, 255.255.255.0 (empty in other fields)

I connect to the ad hoc network just fine, but there is "no network access". Laptop configuration; TCP/IP 192.168.0.2, 255.255.255.0 GW 192.168.0.1, DNS 192.168.0.1

No ping to either computer is going through. Maybe it has something to do with my static IP address? I have also tried the following: turning firewalls off on both computers, changed advanced sharing options back and forth etc. with no success (observe that surfing the web from my laptop worked once, but I just can't remember which configuration made it work )

Does anyone know where the problem lies? Firewall, network and sharing settings, TCP/IP conf.?


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24 Nov 2009   #2

windows 7
 
 

Same problem with me !!!

HP530 - Host



Dell Inspiron


access type: No internet access
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24 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

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24 Nov 2009   #4

Windows 7, Linux
 
 

You can adhoc 2 ways, one is share a wireless connection (which always makes me angry) or share a wired connection (which still makes me angry).

I would say get a router, it's $40 you'll never regret.
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25 Nov 2009   #5

Windows 7 Pro x64 (dual-booting XPSP3 and Win7)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mushroomboy View Post
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I would say get a router, it's $40 you'll never regret.
I just got a new Linksys 802.11abgn 4-port router/switch - very nice! ~ $70.00 at WalMart. I agree fully - messing with using a Windows computer as a "router" is a pain.

Raargh
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05 Feb 2010   #6

windows 7 ultimate
 
 
i done it got connected

Hey hows it goin?

i was pulling my hair out with this windows 7 adhoc stuff for like 3 days i could share files but no internet it was exactly the same as Alnabil exact same screen i was getting....but i found this little prog...im not advertising or anything not being paid just thought i would tell a few people because i know what hell it is to do this on win 7 anyways go here Connectify - Turn your Windows 7 laptop into a WiFi Hotspot

its FREE no spyware i installed it and within 3 mins i was on the internet with my laptop using my pc as the access point...its wicked...i should be in advertising...lol

give it a try.

Hope it helps...oh yeah the docs says it doesnt work with 7 basic didnt read it all properly but im buzzin....yeah
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05 Feb 2010   #7
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Why not use bridging between your LAN and adhoc connection, or am i missing the point?
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05 Feb 2010   #8

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aem View Post
Why not use bridging between your LAN and adhoc connection, or am i missing the point?
+1

Reading the OP, I noticed everything else is there but the two networks are not bridged. Give it a go and come back to tell if that fixed your issue.

Kari
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