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Xbox360 can't connect to wireless ad hoc wifi network

The ad hoc wifi network (with windows 7 pc) is running with shared internet. The xbox can detect it, give the password and confirm it is the right password... but it can't connect to the ad hock network. I tried almost everything related to ip and manual settings. It just doesn't work.

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  • Mark Dec 11, 2012

    Thank you for the answers, but they are not good answers.

  • Mark Dec 11, 2012

    I'll explain the thing... The ad hoc wifi network is working. The xbox detect it. It does exist everything is fine. There's ... wait a minute...the firewall of my anti-virus is on. I'll try to turn it off and try the things I tried before. I totally forgot about it. ha.

  • Mark Dec 11, 2012

    Problem solved! My anti-virus AVG was blocking the connection. By deactivating it, everything worked fine. Now I'm happy. :)

  • Brian Sullivan
    Brian Sullivan Dec 11, 2012

    well done

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You will have to open up your network connections Click start control panel network connections this may vary depending on your operating system look for local area connection if you see a red x or a yellow exclamation or question mark ! ? you will need to update or install the driver or it could be firewalled, If you are trying to connect through a modem/router you it should have come with a disk then you might have to connect the usb lead to your modem to get a connection then Click start control panel administration tools computer management device manager scroll to network adapters should see a yellow question ? exclamation mark ! or a red X right click install drivers. The driver might be on the disc supplied by your ISP internet service provider or the motherboard disc Click start type cmd press enter you will be in DOS mode type in ipconfig press enter you will see all o fyour internet connection details type in your default gateway adress into your internet search should read something like 10.0.0.138 Make sure you Ethernet/internet is enabled in bios restart your computer during the boot up process you will see on your screen a certain key to press to enter set up (BIOS) press and hold that key to enter bios using arrow keys navigate to integrated peripherals look for SiS On Chip Pci Device press enter scroll to SiS 10/100m press enter make sure its "Enabled"imake sure its enabledPci device arrows key scroll to nstalled. Hope this helps.

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Why does connecting to an ad-hoc network disconnect the shared mobile broadband connection?


You can be connected to two signals at one time, if I understand your statement. My question is, why is your laptop automatically connecting to a Ad-Hoc network? Your wireless adapter Intel Wireless 3945A/B/G,settings should be scrutinized. Perhaps this will help:http://www.intel.com/p/en_US/support/highlights/wireless/pro3945abg

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Set up a computer-to-computer (ad hoc) network


An ad hoc network is a temporary connection between computers and devices used for a specific purpose, such as sharing documents during a meeting or playing multiple-player computer games. You can also temporarily share an Internet connection with other people on your ad hoc network, so those people don’t have to set up their own Internet connections. Ad hoc networks can only be wireless, so you must have a wireless network adapter installed in your computer to set up or join an ad hoc network.

Click to open Connect to a Network.

Click Set up a connection or network.

Click Set up an ad hoc (computer-to-computer) network, click Next, and then follow the steps in the wizard.

Notes
If one or more of the networked computers is joined to a domain, you need to have a user account on that computer to see and access shared items on it.

If the networked computers are not joined to a domain, but you want to require people to have a user account on your computer for access to shared items, turn on password protected sharing in Network and Sharing Center.

To turn on password protected sharing
Click to open Network and Sharing Center.

Under Sharing and Discovery, if password protected sharing is off, click the arrow button to expand the section, click Turn on password protected sharing, and then click Apply. If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

An ad hoc network is automatically deleted after all users disconnect from the network or when the person who set up the network disconnects and goes out of range of the other users of the network, unless you choose to make it a permanent network when you create it.

If you share your Internet connection, Internet connection sharing (ICS) will be disabled if you disconnect from the ad hoc network, you create a new ad hoc network without disconnecting from the old ad hoc network for which you enabled ICS, or you log off and then log back on (without disconnecting from the ad hoc network).

If you set up an ad hoc network and share your Internet connection, and then someone logs on to the same computer by using Fast User Switching, the Internet connection will still be shared, even if you didn't intend to share it with that person.

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Connecting ur Nokia N95 to internet through WIFI [No Wireless Router]


Tutorial for connecting ur Nokia N95 to internet through WIFI [No Wireless Router]
Hello mates,

Finally after 4 hours of searching and trying I was able to hook my Nokia N95 to my laptop without router and browse internet on my mobile.

I tried using my laptop’s Wi-Fi Card as router or connection point between my pc and my phone.

This connection is known as “ad-hoc” connection. Ad hoc wireless networks work more like walkie-talkies, because the computers communicate directly with each other. By enabling Internet Connection Sharing on one of the computers, you can share Internet access.

To see the difference between ad-hoc and router check the picture

With router
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With ad-hoc
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Now lets see what do we need:

1. We need a Wi-Fi card on the computer
2. Internet connection that doesn’t use your Wi-Fi card (example Like mine: Cable-modem connected to my laptop through LAN).

Now Let’s Setup our Wi-Fi card as router:

1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.

2. Click Network and Internet Connections.

3. Right-click your wireless network connection, and then click Properties.

4. In the Wireless Network Connection Properties dialog box, click the Wireless Networks tab.

5. Next, click the Advanced tab at the top of the window. Select Computer to computer (ad hoc) networks only and clear the Automatically connect to non-preferred networks box if it is selected. This setting, along with removing preferred networks, ensures connection to the ad hoc network only.

6. Click the Wireless Networks tab again. Under Preferred Networks, click Add,

7. In the Wireless Network Properties dialog box, specify a Network name (SSID). I chose (My Nokia N95).
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8. Unclear the box “ the key is provided for me automatically”.
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9. Type your Network key password and confirm it in the second Network key conformation box( your password has to be 5 characters or 13 characters ), Press Ok.
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10. After configuring the network name (SSID) in the Wireless Network Properties dialog box, the new ad hoc network will be displayed with a PC Card icon to designate that this is a computer-to-computer network. Press also Ok.
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11. Right-click the Wireless Network icon in the lower right corner of your screen, and then click View Available Wireless Networks..
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12 . The Wireless Network Connection window appears and displays your wireless network listed with the SSID you chose( My Nokia N95). If you don't see your network, click Refresh Network List in the upper left corner. Do not click Connect in the lower right corner.
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Now we have to share the internet:

14. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
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15. Click Network and Internet Connections.
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16. Since I have a cable modem and it connected to my laptop through LAN so must share its connection with My Wi-FI card. Right-click the Local Area Connection and press properties.
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17. Now you are in Local Area Connection Properties choose tab Advanced.
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18 . select the Allow other network users to connect through this computer's Internet connection check box.
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Now On Your Nokia N95 Phone (I have v20 Firmware) :

19 . Go to Menu>Tool> click on WLAN Wiz. Your Network name should appear ( in the example its “My Nokia N95”).
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20. Select Option > Start Brwosing.
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21. Now it should ask you for the Network key password you entered in step 9 and Press OK.
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22. Now it opened the web so I chose Nokia Nseies web site ans start browse it.
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23. While it connecting to” My Nokia N95” you should see that your phone Network status will appear Connected on your computer.
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24. Wait for 30 Second and it will Open.
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Note Important : you should turn you firewall off because it will block the connection and after you succeed connecting N95 to internet try configure your firewall so it will allow internet accesing.

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setting up a ad hoc connection is the most simple solution to to transferring files from one computer to another directly.
to set up ad hoc in windows 7
Open network and sharing centre from your control panel. Click Set up a new connection or network and choose set up a new ad hoc connection. Follow the instuctions in the wizard to set up the network sucessfully. Use the other computer to connect to the network and share files at your will...

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Create an ad hoc network.
Go into Network and Sharing Center.
Click Manage wireless network.
Click Add.
Click create an ah hoc network.
Then click next.
then set network name, security type and key.

When this is done look for the WIFI network on the other PC and click connect. If everything goes well you will be able to see your shared folders.
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