peer to peer network problem

Discussion in 'Wireless Networking' started by Guest, Jul 30, 2006.

  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    I have a desktop pc with dial up internet connection (no broadband here) and
    laptop. I have installed a wirless card in PCI slot and laptop has built in

    I have created a home network (or thought I had). It is peer to peer at 54
    Mbps. The IP address is and subnet mask of on PC.
    On laptop the Ip address is, the same subnet mask and the
    default gateway is Both computers tell me they have connected,
    excellent signal strength but after less than a minute one or the other
    disconnects and says no networks in range. Both machines are in same room.

    It is an open network with WEP data encryption.
    Guest, Jul 30, 2006
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  2. Doug Sherman [MVP], Jul 31, 2006
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