Cannot Connect to Windows 7 Hotspot

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    My Motorola Droid does not receive a signal from a tethered Windows 7 wifi hotspot. However, my iPod does receive the signal and I can connect to the wifi hotspot to use the Internet flawlessly. A coworker of mine has the same problem with their Droid. I do not think the problem lies within the phone because I can connect to wifi hotspots elsewhere with no problems at all. It just seems like there is some sort compatibility issue between a tethered Windows 7 hotspot and the Droid. For the record, this problem occurred pre- and post-rooting, so that is definitely not a factor.

    Any idea what's going on?

    Caveat: I have mercilessly tried Googling and searching these forums for the resolution to this issue but cannot find anything.
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    Its a compatibility issue. I have Wireless Tether on my main phone and my test phone won't pick it up. My iPhone, however, will run perfect on it.

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    So the Droid does not pick up any tethered wifi signal? Any clue as to why this would be?
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    Bump. Still having the same issue. Rooted OG Droid on Froyo does not pick up any Vista/Win7 hot spot. However, my coworker who also has a rooted OG Droid can pick up the hot spots. Originally they told me they could not, but then demonstrated that they could.

    As aforementioned, I can still connect to "typical" wifi hot spots.

    Anyone have any input?
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    Anyone?

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    If its an ad hoc network, droids cannot connect.

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    This is not true as noted by my coworker connecting his Droid to an ad hoc network.

    Is there anyone with any knowledge on this situation?
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