Solved Ad hoc networking , security problem Tags: Laptops Security Connection Internet Connection Networking Last response: March 9, 2010 2:14 AM in Networking Share lolitha February 24, 2010 2:00:28 PM Hey Guys , I created an adhoc network between two laptops, I can connect and share the internet connection successfully without a problem when security is turned off. But when create an adhoc network with WPA2 on , client laptop cannot connect to the ad hoc network The network is created using a laptop which runs vista and I am trying to connect from a laptop which runs XP. Lack of security is a real concern, so guys any idea , what's going wrong in my case ?? More about : hoc networking security problem Best solution Anonymous a b D Laptop a b 8 Security February 24, 2010 3:16:09 PM Share Perhaps one of the wireless adapters is not happy with WPA2. Have you tried regular WPA. lolitha February 27, 2010 3:32:12 PM Quote:Perhaps one of the wireless adapters is not happy with WPA2. Have you tried regular WPA. Hey , Thanks for the quick reply . It was the case with WEP it works fine. I think DELL wireless does not like WPA2 much. Thanks again. Cheers !! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer lolitha March 9, 2010 2:14:14 AM Best answer selected by lolitha. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources IP problems with ad-hoc wireless network Forum Disabling Ad hoc wireless network connection in Windows XP Forum Ad Hoc ICS Problem - PLEASE HELP Forum Loss of dual ad hoc plus wireless networks Forum Laptop freezes when wireless router enabled and connect to ad hoc printer Forum Internet through ad-hoc wireless keeps dropping unless.... Forum Ad-hoc connection Forum best security for ad-hoc network Forum Wifi is working in ad-hoc but not in infra mode Forum wireless ad hoc keeps dropping Forum Security and an Ad Hoc Wireless Network Forum Ad-Hoc Help please Forum Wireless connection and an ad hoc network at the same time? Forum Ad-Hoc networking with Bluetooth Forum Auto Connect to Ad-Hoc Wifi Network in Win7 Forum Windows 8 ad hoc cliet device connection issue Forum Creating an Ad-Hoc network between desktop and laptop? Forum How to setup a 1GB Gigabyte Network Forum LAN Networking Forum NETGEAR WNR 2000 VOIP PROBLEM Forum More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !