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USB Dongle based LAN

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Hello,

I have seen many bluetooth dongles, some supporting range upto 100 meters..
My question is that if i plug in 2 usb bluetooth dongles on my 2 PCs then which
protocol will be used to communicate between the PCs. will TCP/IP work and the
whole thing will be similar to normal LAN? i can communicate between 2 PCs with
socket programming? and the rules of normal networking to apply to this also, like
sharing files thru windows and all other stuff will seem just as it does on normal
LAN?

Also since each dongle has range of 100 m , so if i put 2 dongles on diferent PCs,
then it means that the PCs shud be able to communicate even when they are ~200m
apart?

Regards
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