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Windows 7: wlan in windows 7

23 Feb 2010   #1
lipun4u

Windows 7 Home
 
 
wlan in windows 7

I got a new laptop(with Windows & home) and currently wlan is disabled.

I want 2 connect to another laptop (running windows XP) through wireless connection.

Anyone please tell me how to do this ??


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23 Feb 2010   #2
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

If you have a router, you need to setup a wireless network first.

Start the WLan AutoConfig service so your W7 can use wireless (amek sure your laptop wireless switch is also switched ON). Once started, W7 will automatically search and detect your wireless network (SSID). You need to log onto this network.

Do the same for the Xp machine.
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23 Feb 2010   #3
lipun4u

Windows 7 Home
 
 

The problem is that I don't have a router. As my requirement is to connect only two PCs, I think router will be unnecessary.

I want to establish a peer-to-peer connection between these two machines.

Somebody help me ..
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23 Feb 2010   #4
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Here is a cross-over cable networking tut. Have a ready of it.

Internet Sharing using Cross-Over cable

Here is file sharing tut.

File Sharing - Between XP and W7 (and vice versa)
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23 Feb 2010   #5
lipun4u

Windows 7 Home
 
 

I got this link...
Connect Two Laptops Using WiFi | PakBlogger

and also
http://www.conniq.com/WinXPNetworkin...connection.htm

I hope this will be helpful 2 me.
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23 Feb 2010   #6
lipun4u

Windows 7 Home
 
 
wireless security issues

I am newly using wlan in windows 7.

Can somebody tell me what are the security issues with this wireless stuff ??
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23 Feb 2010   #7
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Sorry you wanted specifically to be wireless. You could use ad-hoc wireless connection in that case.
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23 Feb 2010   #8
lipun4u

Windows 7 Home
 
 

plz gv me some descriptive info ab this....
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23 Feb 2010   #9
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

From what angle are you referring to, do you mean security as in your network (SSID) security settings, or security as in not allowing other users who has admin logon who logs onto your machine (who can change network settings)?
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23 Feb 2010   #10
lipun4u

Windows 7 Home
 
 

I want to secure my wireless network.
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