Laptop wireless connection to Internet via a PC

  Severn Bore 20:35 03 Nov 2006

I am on Wanadoo (now Orange) broadband installed on a wireless enabled PC. Provided my PC is connected I can access the Internet wirelessly (without a router) using my wireless enabled laptop and a USB wireless adapter on my brother's laptop.
However, I cannot access the Internet in the same way using his PC Internet connection. He has only recently signed up to Orange Broadband.
Any idea why my PC allows access, but his does not?
Thanks for any advice you can give.

  Naeris 20:36 03 Nov 2006

You should put this in the networking forum to get a response.

  Strawballs 21:01 03 Nov 2006

Has he got a peer to peer adhoc wireless network set up.
click here

  Severn Bore 21:46 03 Nov 2006

Thanks Strawballs. It looks like the link you provided will give me the answer.

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