How to Turn Your Windows 7 Laptop Into WiFi Hotspot

You can Turn your Windows 7 Laptop into WiFi Hotspot without any Software. Its a way to share your Internet Connection with other Device such as Laptop and Mobile Phone. This Process called Wi-Fi Tethering. Its Completely free way to Make your Laptop just like wireless Router (Virtual Wireless Router). Suppose there is no any wireless Router at your home there is only one single Ethernet LAN Connection. Then how you can access Internet on your Mobile Device and other Wi-Fi Device. You can also Share your 3G Dongle Internet Connection from your Laptop. Just Insert Dongle in your Laptop then Turn on your Laptop as a Wi-Fi Hotspot.

Turn Your Windows 7 Laptop Into WiFi Hotspot 

 

1. First  of all Go to Windows 7 Laptop then Click on Start Button and type CMD, Then Right-Click on CMD executable file and then Click on Run as Administrator. Now Click on Yes on User Account Control. To Open Command Prompt.

Turn Your Windows 7 Laptop Into WiFi Hotspot

2. Now on the Command Prompt, Type below Command in Command Line where cursor are blinking and then press Enter. Its used to Create new Wi-Fi Hotspot virtual Router Network Adpater. 

Netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=Technet2u  key=Technet2u@123

Where is SSID – Virtual Wireless Router Name

Key = Password which is required to connect Wi-Fi

Turn Your Windows 7 Laptop Into WiFi Hotspot

3. Now to Start Virtual Wireless Router Adapter, Type Below Command in Command Line and then Press Enter.

netsh wlan start hostednetwork

Turn Your Windows 7 Laptop Into WiFi Hotspot

4. Now to Show Status of your Hosted Network type below Command and then Press Enter. Then it will show status Setting and Status of Virtual Network.

 netsh wlan show hostednetwork

Turn Your Windows 7 Laptop Into WiFi Hotspot

Share your PC Internet Connection

5. Now Click on Start button then Click on Run to Open Run Command then Type ncpa.cpl to open Network Connection.

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Click on Start Button, then Click on Control Panel then Click on Network and Sharing Center and then on the Left pane Click on Change Adapter Settings.

Turn Your Windows 7 Laptop Into WiFi Hotspot

6. Now on the Network Connection Windows you will new Microsoft Virtual Wi-Fi Miniport Apdater has been created.

Turn Your Windows 7 Laptop Into WiFi Hotspot

 

7. Now go to your Local Area Connection Adapter which is Active and Running Internet, Right-Click and then Click on Properties.

 

Turn Your Windows 7 Laptop Into WiFi Hotspot

8. Now on the Local Area Properties Windows Click on Sharing Tab and then Select Allow other Network users to connect through this computer’s Internet Connection then Click on Home Networking connection drop-down menu then select your Virtual Wi-Fi Miniport and then Click on Ok.

Turn Your Windows 7 Laptop Into WiFi Hotspot

 

9. Now you will see that Local Area Connection Adapter Sharing has been enabled.

Turn Your Windows 7 Laptop Into WiFi Hotspot

10. Now you can Connect your Wi-Fi Devices such as Laptop and Mobile phone with using Wi-Fi Hotspot. when you will scan Wi-Fi Network on Mobile device then Technet2U Hotspot will showup then Connect it.

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