Ad hoc vista and XP will connect to the ad hoc but wont see each other Tags: LAN Connection Windows Vista Windows XP Networking Last response: October 6, 2009 1:14 PM in Networking Share Blade9030 October 4, 2009 1:31:31 AM i have to laptops and i am trying ti connect them but the wont see each other they will connect to the ad hac network but wont see each other i have checked the internet but no one has my same problem any help TY More about : hoc vista connect hoc wont vibe October 4, 2009 11:03:09 AM check all systems firewalls are off or are allowing the others IPs Blade9030 October 4, 2009 9:25:02 PM ive turned off firewalls but i dont know about allowing the others IP?? Related resources Ad hoc wireless network - my computers can't see each other - Forum Ad hoc network used to be working-stopped though - Forum using ad hoc networks - Forum Loss of dual ad hoc plus wireless networks - Forum Wet 11 Ad Hoc - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer vibe October 5, 2009 4:14:34 PM if all firewall (windows included) are off you dont need to allow IPs. do both laptops get an IP and can they ping each other? Blade9030 October 6, 2009 1:14:47 PM both laptops do get an IP and XP can see the vista but cannot acsses the files and the vista just ignores the whole network even though it it connected and set to home Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumAd hoc HELP !!! ForumAd-Hoc very odd ForumAnybody ever setup an " ad hoc " wireless network? ForumLinksys WPC11 and WUSB11 in Ad-hoc Config? Forumwireless ad hoc keeps dropping ForumAd Hoc ICS Problem - PLEASE HELP ForumAuto Connect to Ad-Hoc Wifi Network in Win7 ForumCannot connect two computers via ad hoc wireless connection! ForumWireless wpa ad hoc connection, speed? ForumAd-hoc network ForumHow to setup a 1GB Gigabyte Network ForumCannot connect Adsl modem wtih wifi router. ForumConnect work/home ForumWindows 7 unable to connect to domain ForumLinksys WRT54Gs v5 wont assign multiple ips More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !