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Windows 7: Join 2 wireless networks?

22 Oct 2009   #11

7600.20510 x86

Use free service to get a permanent host name for each computer involved that will always be the same regardless of ip changes. Run an update client on each machine and set it to boot with Windows. Don't worry. It's very light on resources. - Support -- Update Clients: Downloads for update clients, DDNS routers, DDNS hardware clients

Now map drives or shares from your machine(s) to his machine(s) as normal, using the host name address you've chosen. He could do the same to yours.

i.e. Your roommate computer one was made into

From one of your computers or both, map to


Of course, sharing settings and permissions in Windows and routers must be setup correctly too on all machines. Port forwarding must be correct.

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19 Aug 2010   #12

windows 7 ultimate edition

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kari View Post
I have to disagree with Ryan.

Your computer can connect to a separate network with every NIC that is present and working. For instance, you LAN and WiFi cards can be connected to separate networks.

You both are now hardwired to your respective routers and further to the internet, not needing / using the WiFi NIC. You can connect your WiFi NIC to each others wireless router. You just need the WPA PSK or other security key to your mates router and you have to give your key to him.

Second method is to buy a USB WiFi adapter. Connect your original WiFI NIC to your own router, the USB adapter to your mates WiFi.

Other method is to create a wireless ad hoc, computer to computer network.

All these methods work. Remeber you have to setup shares in every network you are joined.

to quote u in red....u mean that i can connect to 2 diffrent networks with 2 diffrent wireless NIC on the same PC? can u please explain howit can be done as i am unable to connect to 2 wifi networks at the same time...even WITH 2 diffrent wireless NIC
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