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Wireless LAN without router

Discussion in 'Networking & Security' started by Pete1burn, Jun 1, 2009.

  1. Pete1burn

    Pete1burn

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    Is it possible to set one up? Basically I'm looking to do some LAN gaming between two laptops, but we don't have a router. Can I make my machine like a host for the other laptop to connect to?
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    Yup, look into ad-hoc wireless networking.
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    Yeah I did that, and set up an ad hoc network with my laptop being the host, but it doesn't connect. It just says Waiting for Network...
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    yes
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    Ad-hoc or crossover cable.
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