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 Perhaps one of the wireless adapters is not happy with WPA2. Have you tried regular WPA. Share 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 !! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer lolitha March 9, 2010 2:14:14 AM Best answer selected by lolitha. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources best security for ad-hoc network Forum IP problems with ad-hoc wireless network Forum SolvedRebroadcasting wireless network under different SSID and switching to ad-hoc network if disconnected Forum Ad-Hoc networking with Bluetooth Forum Is it possible to share a LAN internet connection (cable modem) with computers on my ad hoc network? Forum ad hoc sharing problem Forum Auto Connect to Ad-Hoc Wifi Network in Win7 Forum New wifi adapter for mesh network - ad-hoc Forum Set up a computer-to-mobile wifi(ad hoc) network Forum Bluetooth vs Wireless for ad-hoc personal network Forum Creating an Ad-Hoc network between desktop and laptop? Forum External network card does not support ad hoc- how do I get around it? Forum Ad hoc computer to computer network Forum Ad hoc network from a pc connected to the internet wirelessly? Forum Problem while connecting samsung monte [JAVA] to an ad-hoc PC connecti Forum Ad-hoc network Forum Sharing internet Connection via Ad Hoc network Forum Please help with this ad hoc problem Forum Troubleshoot d prob of creating ad-hoc network in laptop with windows7 Forum Bridge AD-HOC Problem Forum More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !