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Computer to computer networking is called adhoc networking without using any router, in this you need to create adhoc network on one pc and then search for that signal on other pc. it your want to know more about adhoc networking search on google. but u need to do adhoc networking

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Open Network Connections
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Right-click Wireless Network Connection, and then click Properties.
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On the Wireless Networks tab, do one of the following:
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1. DHCP (Dynamic Host Control Protocol) 2. Manual entry of settings in wireless adapter properties.
1.DHCP:- In DHCP method you dont have to enter any settings on the wireless adapter. The wireless network which you are connecting will automatically assign an IP Address to you. But to use DHCP it must be supported by your wireless network router settings.
2. Manual entry of settings in wireless adapter properties. This method is mostly used over wireless Connection in small networks connecting 2-200 computers. In this method you have to obtain the following information from your connection provider.
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To connect a laptop to a wireless network for accessing internet....you have two ways:-

1. DHCP (Dynamic Host Control Protocol)
2. Manual entry of settings in wireless adapter properties.

1.DHCP:-
In DHCP method you dont have to enter any settings on the wireless adapter. The wireless network which you are connecting will automatically assign an IP Address to you. But to use DHCP it must be supported by your wireless network.

2. Manual entry of settings in wireless adapter properties.
This method is mostly used over wireless Connection in small networks connecting 2-200 computers. In this method you have to obtain the following information from your connection provider.

* IP address (Its format is "xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx")
* Default gateway address (very important)
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* Subnet Mask (not needed mostly...automatically generated)

To enter these settings you have to rightclick the Wireless Adapter>> and select properties>>Then double click the Internet Protocol version 4(TCP/IPv4) and enter these settings. In many cases when you are using proxy server then you have yo use proxy settings also in your browser..
Hope this will help..........Cheers:)

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Check the wireless settings of the router first . Make sure that yopu have all the wireless settings of the router. If you are not sure about the settings, then open the router set up and check the settings.

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