Make Your PC a Wireless HotSpot

Summary:Imagine this scenario:
you have wired internet connection, Your laptop connected to it and you want to connect your mobile also using wireless but you do not have wireless router?!!
There is some programs which will help you do that such as (Connectify). In this article we will see how we can do it with out any external program.This is similar to the hotspot option in the mobile phones where you share your 3G internet connection with your friends through wireless.

I know this is an old trick for some of you but many have been asking about it recently, so here it is 😉


Option A:

  • Open Command Prompt (cmd) with administrator privilegeIn Windows 8:
    • Press Windows Key + X
    • Press a or Choose “Command Prompt (Admin)”
  • Then type the following line to create the Access point
    netsh wlan  set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=SSIDName key=YourPassword
    Note:Change “SSIDName” to what ever you wanna call your Access point
    & “YourPassword” to your personalized password.
  • Then type the following line to start the Access Point:
    netsh wlan start hostednetwork
  • Common Troubleshooting tip:
    Stop & restart fix’s it usually. To stop use this command:netsh wlan Stop hostednetwork
Option B:
  • Download this File.
  • Unzip it.
  • “Right-click” on “Wireless Access Point.bat” then choose “Run As Administrator”
    • Current SSID Name is: “MySSID”
    • Current Password “MyPassword”
      Note that its Case Sensitive.
  • If you want to change SSID Name & Password
    just open the batch file with any notepad

    • “Right-click” then “Edit”
    • Do your modification then save!
After Running either of the options you can search with your mobile and the access point will appear as any other wireless routers.

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