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I am trying to connect an Ubuntu 12.04 machine, over wifi, to a Windows 7 machine for file sharing. To do so, I have created an ad-hoc network(WEP protocol) in the Windows machine.

After I enter the pass-phrase, the Ubuntu machine starts searching for the network, but it ends up with a disconnection.

I am inexperienced in networking, can someone please tell me why this occurs?

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