Networking between Windows Vista and XP

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Networking' started by Pierre Pretorius, Nov 8, 2007.

  1. I have 2x computers as follows: (1) Windows Vista with internet connection
    (2) Windows XP. I need to conect (2) to (1) via their seperate Wireless
    Network Conection's without a wireless rooter in between. This all went wel
    until i had to try to conect (2) to the internet via (1)'s internet
    connection sharing. I even disabled (1) and (2)'s firewall settings but
    nothing works! Can someone HELP!!!!
    Pierre Pretorius, Nov 8, 2007
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  2. Pierre Pretorius

    Chuck [MVP] Guest

    Using ICS, with an adhoc WiFi connection between the ICS server and client, is
    tricky. ICS is bad enough; ICS with WiFi is worse, and ICS with adhoc WiFi is a

    Look at logs from "ipconfig /all" for both computers, and compare.

    And define "nothing works". What can you not do, or what do you see that you
    don't like?

    Chuck, MS-MVP 2005-2007 [Windows - Networking]
    Paranoia is not a problem, when it's a normal response from experience.
    My email is AT DOT
    actual address pchuck mvps org.
    Chuck [MVP], Nov 9, 2007
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