Wireless Networks Abound!
lee_b at digitalunleashed.com
Sat Jul 9 17:56:24 UTC 2005
On Friday 08 Jul 2005 17:39, David M. Carney wrote:
> I have a friend who is staying with me temporarily. He's living in my
> He's running a WinXP box
In this case, I would suggest permanently sealing the basement, and finding
Linux friends at your nearest LUG ;)
> Is there any way I can get his computer to connect to MY network?
But using an alternate wifi channel on your router, and specifying that
explicitly on the XP machine may help. *Do* setup the encryption etc., as
others have mentioned, if you're close enough to others to pickup their
networks. Even if you're not, people can still pickup your network from a
distance with special antennae, so it's serious stuff.
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