Thursday, 23 January 2014

How to turn laptop into a Wifi router.

Are you that person who doesn't want to shell out extra bucks for buying a router? Then this post right here is good news for you as you can now turn your laptop into a working router!
How amazing is that,right?
Cause you wouldn't have to buy another equipment at all.
Voila, Money saved!
Do you want to know how to turn your laptop into a wifi router?
Read on to find out ways to turn your laptop into a router!

 For windows  users:
1.Press windows button.
2. Type cmd and right click on it.
3. Select run as administrator.
4.Type the following commands.

netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid= your hotspot name key=your password

and press enter
after you see 

The hosted mode has been set to allow 
the SSID of the hosted network has been successfully changed
the user key pass phrase has been successfully changed.

5.Now type netsh wlan start hostednetwork and press enter
then the hosted network is started.
6.Now the real work starts.
Till now you just created a private network.To share the internet on this network ,all you have to follow a few steps
a.Open control panel
b.Click on View network status and tasks
c.Click on adapter settings

d.Now right click on internet adapter you connected.i.e. ethernet or any internet source adapter
e.Select properties option
f.Select sharing option on the popped up window

g.Tick the check box and select your hosted network to share then click on OK.

Now your Wifi hotspot has been created.

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