Well, to say the least nowadays, most of you have an internet connection in your home . Going to the café for accessibility to the web world is almost a seldom an option to opt for. But what if you want to share your internet accessibility options with other notebooks or desktops in your room with all your friends?? Leave apart internet. What if you want to share your files and folders with your friend without having a USB hard disk device handy?? Your answer might lead to a wireless router. But what if you do not have a wireless router too? Here comes the requirement, the genuine need of a wireless network created at home.
We here at www.oxhow.com help you overcome this loophole with wireless connectivity among computers in your home. Nowadays most Laptops or desktops are equipped with a Wi-Fi device. The key to the solution lies here only. We will guide you through various process to make a wireless network without Router and a Router-less connectivity among different computers with Windows 7 and Vista.
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All you need is :
- A Wi-Fi device or a wireless network card in each of the computers to be connected to a network.
- For desktops you might use a PCI Network card or a USB wireless Network card.
A PCI Wireless Network Card:
A USB Wireless Network Card:
For Notebooks or Laptops the Wireless PC-Card might look like:
Once you are set with all these, follow the guidelines below to enable yourself as a maestro of wireless connectivity in Vista. Let us show you how:
How to Create Wireless Network without Router windows 7
Step 1. In the Control Panel, click on “Network and Sharing center”. Select “Set up a connection or Network”.
Step 2. Choose “Set up a wireless ad-hoc(computer-to-computer) network” and click on it.
Step 3. Now is the time to provide a name to your Network. Always Remember to make the security type “WPA-2 Personal”. Notify that this security type prevails over other types since it enables genuine wireless network security. Give your preferred network name > Select “WPA-2 Personal” security type from the drop down box > Put the security key.
You security key must be 8-64 character. You can use 0-09 in the security key. Remember that the key is case sensitive. Now click on “Next”. In the upcoming window click on “Turn on Internet connection sharing”.
Step 4. You can also chose your network type as “WEP”. Give a preferred network name and chose the “Security type” as “WEP”. The next step deals with providing a security key to the network to be built.
Remember that in “WEP” the security key should be 5 or 13 alpha-numeric character. If you wish to use this network again in future, save this network name and hit the “Next” button. Your Network has been created.
Step 5. Similarly open this network from other home computers opted to join this network. Click to join the ad-hoc network and enjoy massive wireless connectivity without the presence of a router.
Let me know if you are having any problem during sharing your internet connection.