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Windows 7: Set up ad hoc network, now can't connect to internet

15 Aug 2011   #1
MarkPhil

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 
Set up ad hoc network, now can't connect to internet

I tried setting up an ad hoc network between 2 computers. I was trying to share a cd drive in order to install office 2010 (didn't work, had to move it on a thumb drive).

Anyway, now neither of the computers that were connected to the ad hoc network can connect to the internet. My wireless network shows up in my list of available networks, the signal strength is fine, but when I hit "connect" it just says, "Windows was unable to connect to [name of network]."

When I run the diagnostic tool it says "problem with wireless adapter or access point." I've tried rebooting the computer, re-installing the adapter (from manufacturer website), and removing and adding the wireless network (via "manage wireless networks"), all to no avail.

Machine: HP tx2513
OS: Windows 7 Professional
Wireless Adapter: Broadcom 4321AG

Any suggestions?


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16 Aug 2011   #2
wilywombat

win7
 
 

Hi MarkPhil, welcome to sevenforums. Try rebooting your router
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16 Aug 2011   #3
MarkPhil

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

That did it, thanks! I didn't think it was the router because my other computer was connected just fine. Shows what I know. . .

Thanks for your help.
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16 Aug 2011   #4
wilywombat

win7
 
 

Glad to hear it worked, come back again soon.
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01 Jun 2012   #5
neoray

win 7 64 bit
 
 

the problem lies in ip4 setting of ur lan
go to network n sharing center
click on lan
click on properties
ip4
make both values to obtain automaticaly



there u go
best of luck
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