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Windows 7: wifi between two pcs

29 Dec 2009   #1

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wifi between two pcs

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ok guys since i cant get bluetooth connection between two pcs.my laptop has wifi so if i put another pci e wifi card into my desktop can i be able to transfer file sthen.my net is also on wifi would that be interrupted or my desktop appears as a seperate network and theres no interfernece in internet on my laptop along with that i can tranfer files from my desktop wifi to my lappy
plz suggest thanks alot
in advance any help appreciated
P>S also suggest what kind of wifi card should i buy to work with my dv6 hp lapotop

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29 Dec 2009   #2

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Open Windows Help and Support, type Ad Hoc to search field and press Enter. You get a list of support articles about Ad Hoc networking. Click the title Set up a computer-to-computer (ad hoc) network and follow the instructions.

Kari

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Windows 7 Help and Support
What is a computer-to-computer (ad hoc) network?

In an ad hoc network, computers and devices are connected directly to each other, rather than to a hub or router. People generally set up these networks to temporarily share files, presentations, or an Internet connection among multiple computers and devices. Computers and devices in ad hoc networks must be within 30 feet of each other. Ad hoc networks can only be wireless, so you must have a wireless network adapter installed in your computer to set up or join an ad hoc network. For more information, see Set up a computer-to-computer (ad hoc) network.
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30 Dec 2009   #3

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even ad hoc doesnt work noow what to do
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30 Dec 2009   #4
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Why did you feel the need to put in a another wireless adapter?
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30 Dec 2009   #5

win 7
 
 

then how do i connect my lappy and desktop together ive got bluetooth on both and wifi on lappy plz someone help
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30 Dec 2009   #6
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Ok i misread your first post, you want a wireless card for your desktop. you could get one but i would get a wireless router instead.

I find it easier to:

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ethernet (LAN)
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desktop
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