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AdHoc issue

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by Ripiz, May 6, 2012.

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  1. Ripiz

    Ripiz Thread Starter

    Apr 22, 2007

    I used to use Windows 7 and hosted Ad-Hoc on my desktop in order to have internet access on laptop. It seems Microsoft removed this option in Windows 8 so I had to use command line to setup it:
    netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=<network name> key=<passkey>
    netsh wlan start hostednetwork

    This provides connection on the laptop, however when I turn on torrent downloader on laptop connection stops working within minutes. Laptop remains connected but downloading stops and browser cannot load any pages. Attempt to disconnect and connect back lead to "Failed to connect" message box.

    The only possible workaround I found so far is to reset connection on the hosting computer, but doing this every minute just to download something is silly.

    My desktop's wireless adapter is TP-LINK TL-WN821N V3.

    Anyone knows how to fix this?
    Thank you in advance.

    TSG SysInfo log:
    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
    OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8 Consumer Preview, 64 bit
    Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6400 @ 2.13GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 2
    Processor Count: 2
    RAM: 4031 Mb
    Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS, 320 Mb
    Hard Drives: C: Total - 50224 MB, Free - 21240 MB; D: Total - 102049 MB, Free - 70278 MB;
    Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC., P5B-VM
    Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled

    P.S. Let me know if I need to provide any other information.
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