Create your windows computer into wifi hotspot


Wondering to get access to your laptop’s internet? Yes we can use our broadband internet on our mobile or other computers in the same way as we do with our wifi router.

Here are the steps:

Open your command prompt with admin rights


Step 1. check if your driver support hotspot

netsh wlan show drivers


if highlighted section shows Yes then you can make your laptop a hotspot internet provider for your other devices.

Step 2. Execute below command to set wifi name and its password

netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=techonria key=password@123

above command allows your network adopter to create hotspot where ssid is name of your wifi hotspot.

Step 3: Go to change adapter setting from network and sharing Center


Right click on your LAN adaptor and choose properties.

Step 4: enable internet sharing from LAN adapter. choose newly created adapter network to share from the dropdown. Press OK.



Step 5:  to start your newly created hotspot network execute below command.

start hotspot - netsh wlan start hostednetwork

and to stop

stop hotspot - netsh wlan stop hostednetwork

Thanks Guys.

Happy Learning!

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