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HowtoCreateaWiFiHotspotUsingtheCommandPrompt:8Steps

HowtoCreateaWiFiHotspotUsingthe
CommandPrompt
Nowadaysinternetconnectivityhasbecomeoneofthethingsthatweneed
themost.Itwouldbeniceifwecanuseourcomputer'sfastinternet
Connection.SoguysthesolutionisWirelessHostedNetwork.Thisconceptof
WirelessHostednetworkwasintroducedinWindows7.Byusingthisfeature
wecaneasilycreateavirtualwirelessadapter.Todothisweonlyrequirea
CMD(CommandPrompt!)withAdministratorprivileges.Andbestofallyoucan
connecttoanotherWiFiwhenHostedNetworkisrunning.Thisprocess
describessomeofthecommandsthatareavailableonlyinWindows7or
Windows8ReadyPC.

Steps

Run.Pressthe"Windowskey"and"R"buttonsatthesametime.TheRunwindow

CommandPrompt.Type"cmd"intheboxthenhit"Enter"orOK.TheCommand

DeviceCheck.Typenetshwlanshowdriversincommandpromptandpress

willpopup.

Promptwillpopup,withAdministrativePrivileges.

enter.

Itwillshowtheoutputliketheimage.
IntheoutputHostednetworksupported:Yesmeansthatyourcomputersupports
hostednetworks.Verifythis.

Create.Typenetshwlansethostednetworkmode=allow
ssid=Hotspotnamekey=passwordinCommandprompt.Thiswillcreatea

Hotspotbutitiscurrentlyoffline.

Start.Typenetshwlanstarthostednetworkincommandprompttostartthe

Stop.Typenetshwlanstophostednetworkincommandprompttostopthe

Details.Typenetshwlanshowhostednetworktocheckthehotspotstatus.

hotspotyoujustcreated.

hotspot.

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Internet.ToshareyourinternetconnectiononthishotspotgototheNetworkand
sharingcenterandclickonChangeadaptersetting.Hererightclickonthe

Connectionthatyouusetoconnecttointernetandselectproperties.Inpropertiesgoto
Sharingtabandcheckthebox"Allowothernetworkuserstoconnectthroughthis
computer'sinternetconnectionandselectthenetworkconnectionnamethatisusedby
yourhotspot.(ForthischecktheNetworkConnectionWindowandlookforConnection
whichsaysMicrosoftHostedNetworkVirtualAdapter).Andsaveit.Nowyourinternet
connectionisshared.

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Tips
Youcanwritethiscommandsina.batfileandkeepitondesktopfor
Quickaccess.
AndRunitasadministratorandyourhotspotisrunning.
Nowasyouguysarethinkingthisissomuchtyping.Butyoucandoit
anotherway.OpenNotepadandtypeallthecommandsandsavethe
fileas".bat"extension.Example.hots.bat

Warnings
UsingAdministratorprivilegesforCMDismusttorunthiscommands.
Itwillshowerrorwithoutit.

SourcesandCitations
HereisthelinkofMicrosoftMSDNpagethatcontainsallotheruseful
commandonWirelessHostedNetwork"http://msdn.microsoft.com/en
us/library/windows/desktop/dd815243(v=vs.85).aspx"

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