Broadcast WiFi with laptop for surrounding mobile devices is a workable task even though your laptop is running Windows 7 operating system. There are many different ways, including one without using software.
Currently, WiFi streaming software like Connectify and MyPublicWiFi work very well on Windows 7, but it will slow down your computer a bit. So this article will share with you How to play WiFi with laptop on Windows 7 directly without using the software.
It won't be as convenient as using professional software, but anyway, these ways help you to be more proactive, and more easy to do.
Guide to playing WiFi with Windows 7 laptop
Step 1: For Windows 7, click the Start button and look for the word "cmd". Run the "cmd.exe" file by right-clicking and selecting Run as Administrator.
Step 2: Next, in the Command Prompt enter the following command to create a Hosted Network and press Enter:
netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode = allow ssid = wifi-win8 key = 12345678
Note: wifi-win8 is a hosted name that can be replaced with another name of your liking, 12345678 is the password of your choice, minimum of 8 characters.
Step 3: Created 1 hosted successfully. Enter the following command to broadcast WiFi and press Enter:
netsh wlan start hostednetwork
Step 4: Next is sharing the Internet connection for the newly created WiFi network. Right-click on the network icon under the taskbar, on the right corner, next to the speaker => select Open Network and Sharing Center => select Change adapter settings. You should see an additional virtual wireless network appear in Network Connections.
estimated 5: Right-click on the network being used to access the Internet (here is using 3G of Mobifone) => select Properties.
Step 6: In the Sharing tab, put a checkmark in the box Allow other network users to connect through this computer’s Internet connection and below Home networking connection, select the newly created network name (here is Local Area Connection * 12) and click OK (this section is only installed once for the first time)
Step 7: It is done. You have successfully broadcasted a Hosted Network. To verify the network information just created, enter the following command in the Command Prompt and press Enter:
netsh wlan show hostednetwork
Step 8: To turn off WiFi, enter the command: netsh wlan stop hostednetwork.
Note that when you want to re-enable, you just need to enter the command again: netsh wlan start hostednetwork.
Step 9: To cancel a created WiFi network, enter the Command Prompt:
netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode = disallow ssid = wifi-win8 key = 12345678
When you have canceled the network, to reset the WiFi connection, you need to repeat steps 1 to 7.
Advanced step: Make command files available
Open Notepad editor, copy each command line and then save with each file ".cmd" as: Create.cmd (create), Start.cmd (Play), Stop.cmd (Off) and Delete.cmd (Cancel revoke). Note that when copying the command into Notepad, you must press Enter and then Save, when Save As remember to select All Files in the dialog box below the file name.
So Phong Vu has guided play Wifi with Windows 7 laptop No software required through the above article. If you still have questions or suggestions can leave a comment directly below this article.
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