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Anywhere Computing with Laptops: Making Mobile Easier by Harold Davis

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Connecting to the Ad Hoc Network

Your Centrino mobile computer is now happily broadcasting to the world and an ad hoc network is available and ready. Now it's time to connect your friend or colleague to the new ad hoc network we defined in the previous section, “Setting Up Ad Hoc Wireless Networking.” (You'll recall that I named the network theHoc.)

The steps are very much the same as defining the ad hoc network in the previous section, but this time we will have the satisfaction of watching the two computers connect to each other, then testing the connection out. OK, here we go.

Using your friend's mobile computer, open the Wireless Network Connections properties window, and click on the Wireless Networks tab. You should have a dialog that looks ...

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