Setting up a temporary 'ad hoc' network
By Fred Langa
When you need a quick way to share files between two Windows PCs that aren't normally connected, an ad hoc wireless network is the way to go.
Everything you need is already built into Windows 7, Vista, and XP. Here's how to set up an ad hoc network on wireless PCs.
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