We are testing temporary wireless connectivity for our iPads via an HP laptop. We are doing this because we currently do not have a wireless network here.
The laptop is on a domain. It uses HP Wireless Assistant to control the wireless adapter.
There are no Group Policy restrictions for setting this type of connection up. I am a domain administrator.
I have set up an wireless ad hoc network on the machine and allowed connection sharing on the Local Area Connection.
With Wireless LAN turned on in the HP Wireless Assistant, when I click connect on my ad hoc connection, I get "Windows was unable to connect to..."
If I turn off Wireless LAN in the HP Wireless Assistant and try connect again, it connects and displays "Waiting for users"
Devices can't connect because the WLAN is off
I cannot turn on Wireless LAN until I disconnect from my ad hoc network
With Wireless LAN turned on in the HP Wireless Assistant, I am back at point 1
Any assistance will be appreciated.