Computer-to-Computer Network....deletion?

rapps

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Hi,
I by accident created a computer-to-computer network and now everyone in my apartment can see it. How can I delete it? I've searched all over and can't seem to find out how to erase it!
Thanks
 

rapps

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mad jew said:
What do you mean by a computer-to-computer network?

When I go up on top....and see the wireless signal from my airport and click it. I see I have a "computer-to-computer" network that says "My Name's" Computer. I'd like to delete that creation entirely. I disabled sharing.....but it still shows up on the network.
 

belvdr

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I don't think he/she created an Internet sharing network. It appears as though they have created a Wireless Ad-Hoc network.

I've googled around and can't find any way to do this. My guess would be Internet Connect or Network preferences.
 

belvdr

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You can create an ad-hoc network without running Internet Sharing. I did this when my access point bit the dust. I just clicked the Airport menu in the title bar and hit Create Network.

EDIT: This was on Panther.. I wonder if Tiger is different. It's been a year since I did this, so my memory may be fading quicker than I thought.. :)
 

rapps

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yellow said:
It looks like this?

Thats exactly what it looks like. I just want it so others can't see my name on the network nor access files.
 

belvdr

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It seems that creating a network isn't affiliated with Internet Sharing due to your dilemma still occurring.

My advice is to trash your Airport preferences and restart your computer.

From here :

Mine is still hanging in there. got this advice from a friend though:
OK. A couple more things to try.
1) I assume you already updated to 10.4.1, right?
2) Delete the internet preferences in both these locations:
~/Library/Preferences and /Library/Preferences and restart.
com.apple.internetconfig.plist
com.apple.internetconfigpriv.plist
com.apple.internetconnect.plist
com.apple.internetpref.plist
com.apple.preference.internet.plist
This will cause you to loose all your internet setting so export or
write down your configuration before you do it and of course you will
need to reconfigure everything after you reboot.
3) Delete your Airport keychain in /Applications/Utilities/Keychain Access


There may be another .plist file specifically for wireless, but I do not know since I'm not at home.
 

Jebaloo

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Hi, I've just encountered this problem.

I'm on the latest Tiger Build, and created a C2C network just to experiment. I didn't add encryption to it, and don't seem to be able to change that now.

I've changed my sharing preferences to NOT allow any sharing, but still the C2C network that I created won't go away.

I really really don't want to delete the internet preferences file and I have tens of networks which I'd rather not have to input again.

Is there anyway now of deleting this C2C network that I created.

Cheers.
 
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