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I decided to share this because like me, I'm sure you have encountered the same situation that you wanted to connect all your devices to the internet but the problem is only your Laptop or your PC has the internet connection. I'm sure you have thought of sharing your connection but you don't know how, so here is an article which you could use to guide you how to create a WiFi hotspot on your windows 7/8 computer without using any 3rd party apps or software.

There will be two methods to setup or Create a WiFi Hotspot on Windows 7/8 without any Software, first is by using netsh method in command prompt and second is by using Ad hoc network.

Create a WiFi Hotspot on Windows 7/8 without any Software

Using Netsh in Command Prompt

1. Open command prompt by searching it, search for "cmd" or "command prompt"
2. Type this command in the command prompt:
netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=hostpotname key=hotspotpassword

3. If the "hostednetwork" has been successfully set up, then proceed on starting the WiFi hotspot by typing:
netsh wlan start hostednetwork
*** Make sure you're not using your WiFi when creating hotspot else it won't start. ***

4. To stop WiFi hotspot, type:
netsh wlan stop hostednetwork

Using Ad Hoc Network

1. Open Network and Sharing Center from Control Panel > Network and Internet. Click Manage Wireless Networks and click Add.

2. Continue setting up Ad Hoc Network by clicking Next.
3. Configure your WiFi Hotspot. Enter your desired WiFi name, password, and security type then click Next. You may save the network if you want this settings to be used in future.

4. Wait for the configuration to be completed then close it. Check on your WiFi status if the hotspot has been set.
5. Done!


Enjoy connecting your other devices.


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