26 September 2013

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Connect Two PC With WiFi, Connect Two PC With WiFi Adhoc Networking

If WiFi is used for transmitting & receiving of data from Internet Service Providers (ISP) then it can also be used for sharing between two Laptops or PC. It is easy to setup connection between two WiFi powered computers, you just need to follow steps below. Considering two computers as 'PC-1' & 'PC-2'. See Also.

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Connect Two PC With WiFi Setup for PC-1:

  • Open 'Properties' of 'My computer'.
    My computer>Properties
  • Click on 'Computer Name' Tab, then click on 'Change' Button. Give it a name, here we are using 'PC-1'.
    My computer>Properties>Computer Name
  • Also change 'Workgroup', provided at the bottom of same dialog box. Give it any name as 'Howtix'.
    My computer>Properties>Computer Name>Workgroup
  • Now, goto 'Network Connections' & open 'Properties' of your 'Wireless Network adapter'
    Network Connections>Wireless Network adapter>Properties
  • Goto 'Wireless Network' Tab & click on 'Advanced' button. Select Computer to Computer (Ad-Hoc) connection option. Now click on add preffered networks & specify details as:
    • Network name (SSID) - WiFi 
    • Network Authentication - Open
    • Data Encryption - Disabled
  • Tick this connection if its not already done.
  • Now configure TCP/IP connection settings. Goto 'General' Tab & select 'Internet protocol (TCP/IP) & click properties. Enter following values:
    • IP Address - 192.168.0.1
    • Subnet Mask - 255.255.255.0
    • Default Gateway - 192.168.0.2

      Connect Two PC With WiFi
  • Click 'OK' &  save the changes.

Connect Two PC With WiFi Setup for PC-2:

  • Open 'Properties' of 'My computer'.
    My computer>Properties
  • Click on 'Computer Name' Tab, then click on 'Change' Button. Give it a name, here we are using 'PC-2'.
    My computer>Properties>Computer Name
  • Also change 'Workgroup', provided at the bottom of same dialog box. Give it any name as 'Howtix'.
    My computer>Properties>Computer Name>Workgroup
  • Now, goto 'Network Connections' & open 'Properties' of your 'Wireless Network adapter'
    Network Connections>Wireless Network adapter>Properties
  • Goto 'Wireless Network' Tab & click on 'Advanced' button. Select Computer to Computer (Ad-Hoc) connection option. Now click on add preffered networks & specify details as:
    • Network name (SSID) - WiFi 
    • Network Authentication - Open
    • Data Encryption - Disabled
  • Tick this connection if its not already done.
  • Now configure TCP/IP connection settings. Goto 'General' Tab & select 'Internet protocol (TCP/IP) & click properties. Enter following values:
    • IP Address - 192.168.0.2
    • Subnet Mask - 255.255.255.0
    • Default Gateway - 192.168.0.1

      Connect Two PC With WiFi
  • Click 'OK' &  save the changes.
Now open your Network Adapters & connect. Note that the paths for various operating system may vary, but process will be the same.

If you are having some issues with DHCP then here is 'How to start it':


  • Open 'CMD'
  • Type 'NET START DHCP'
If the problem still persists then try deleting your network & make a new with a password.

2 comments:

  1. hi dear
    i created connection using your instructions but in view work group computers none of the pc is visible in both the computers how to fix this error plz let me lnow at my email id:- munish.malhotra07@gmail.com

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