Ok I hope you can help me out here. I'm convinced this is a security issue. From time to time my laptop drops wireless signal & when I try to re-connect to my router, I notice there's this available ad-hoc network to connect to called hp.nomodel etc... I of course have never connected to this network but, every time I have to reconnect to my router I notice this network. I am now inclined to believe the existence of this network is the cause of my signal drop. Any suggestions on how to exclude this network altogether will be greatly appreciated.