How To Make Wi-Fi Work after Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Can’t Get Rid of Wi-Fi Issues after Windows 10 Anniversary Update?

Oops!! You are so happy to upgrade your computer to Window 10 Anniversary, however, you may be disappointed by some issues in Windows 10 Anniversary update. One of the most problems is Wi-Fi not working after Windows 10 Anniversary update.
Windows 10 Anniversary Edition is a big update in Windows 10. Many features have been improved and they are more useful. Unfortunately, some common bugs caused by incompatibility Wi-Fi problems in Windows 10 Anniversary is properly caused by it. Some users said although Wi-Fi is normal, but the speed is so slow.

How to Fix Windows 10 Anniversary Wi-Fi Problem

Indeed, this kind of Wi-Fi issue is not the first time. In other Windows 10 editions even Windows 8.1 Windows 8 has the similar problems. So, since it is a so-called common issue, we must have solutions to fix Wi-Fi not working in Windows computer.
Based on the users’ reports, Wi-Fi issues happened to Asus, Acer, Lenovo, Dell, HP and so on. Even Surface book and Surface Pro series ever had Wi-Fi problems after Windows system update. Let’s take a look the ways for Windows 10 Anniversary Wi-Fi problems fixing.

1.Reset Network adapter Settings in Windows 10 Anniversary

If you find there is something wrong with your Windows 10 computer, you can try to reset network adapter to make network work properly. This is an easy job. Follow the steps:
a.Close any program that you may be running and save your work.
b.Make sure you know your Wi-Fi password, as you’ll need it to reconnect.
c.Use the Windows key + I keyboard shortcut to open the Settings app.
d.Click Network & internet.
e.Click Status.
f.Click Network Reset.

Finally, restart your computer. And if your computer is using a wireless adapter, make sure to reconnect it.

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2. Apply Internet Connection Troubleshooter to Fix No Wireless Internet after Windows 10 Anniversary Update
If updating Wi-Fi drivers doesn’t help, try to apply the built-in Internet Connection Troubleshooter to resolve the no wireless Internet after Windows 10 Anniversary Update.
Step 1. Press Windows key + X to open the search box.
Step 2. Type troubleshooting in the search box.
Step 3. Click Troubleshooting in the search results.
Step 4. Click View all and then click Internet Connection troubleshooter.
Step 5. Click Next.

Step 6. Follow on-screen instructions to complete the troubleshooting process.

3. Update Wireless network drivers for Windows 10 Anniversary to Wi-Fi not working issues
As I said, many problems happen in Windows 10 are caused by incompatibility between software and hardware. Therefore, we can try to update wireless network drivers for Windows 10 Anniversary.
To update drivers, we can refer to official support website to download compatible one. However, this way cost much time. To download compatible drivers for Windows 10 Anniversary Edition, you could use a professional driver management utility like Driver Talent to download and install drive in a moment.

If your no Wi-Fi after Windows 10 Anniversary Update issue still exists after trying all the above-mentioned troubleshooting methods, please comment below for further assistance.

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How to Download Drivers for another Windows Computer

Want to Download Drivers for Another Computer?

It is very common that people has two or more computers for various purposes. However, when you need to update Windows system, you may be annoyed by updating drivers for Windows PC.
If one of your computer can work properly, you must want to download drivers for another computer from it. Honestly, this way is possible. As long as you know the hardware ID on the computer which has no drivers, you can search and download compatible drivers, then transfer them to another computer for installing. It seems to be easy. However, it is not an easy job to download a compatible for Windows computer.

I had a chance to download drivers for my Dell XPS laptop on my Asus desktop, because the XPS didn’t has network card drivers. It couldn’t connect to Internet to find and download device drivers. I used a tool. After few steps, all needed drivers for Dell XPS had been installed.
Let me show you how I can do it with a tool.

Steps to Download Drivers for another Computer on Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP

The tool’s name is Driver Talent. It is a professional driver utility for Windows computer. You can use it download and update drivers for Windows PC.
Well, let’s begin to use Driver Talent to download another computer driver.

Step 1: Get hardware profile from the computer which has no Internet and drivers

You can download Driver Talent on the Internet enabled computer, then transfer it to the computer needed to install drivers. Go to Pre-download function, choose to export hardware profile to download drivers.

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Step 2: Transfer hardware profile to the Internet enabled computer
Well, after you export the hardware profile, you need to transfer it to the computer which has Internet. You can find a “pre-download” files in save directory folder. Copy it to the computer.

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Step 3: download drivers with tool based on the hardware profile
On your computer which has good Internet access, run Driver Talent. On the “Pre-download” interface, choose the second option “Pre-download drivers for another PC by importing hardware profile”. And click “Next”.
Follow the hints to choose hardware profile to download drivers. Those drivers will be save in default directory folder.

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Step 4: Transfer the downloaded drivers to the computer which has no Internet access
OK, now you can copy those driver with USB driver to computer which need to install drivers. You must know how to do it.

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Step 5: Just install driver with Driver Talent
On the computer without Internet, click the “Pre-download” interface of Driver Talent, choose the last option “Install drivers with downloaded driver files”, and click “Next”. Then follow the guides to finish installing.

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Addition: How to Download and Install drivers for Windows without Network

If your computer didn’t have network driver to make network work, but need to install drivers, you can use Driver Talent for Network Card. After you install it to your Windows computer, the network card is enabled. Your computer can connect to Internet generally. Then just use the tool to download other drivers. Driver Talent make Windows computer drivers installing so easy,

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How to Fix Wi-Fi Issues in HP Laptop in Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP

To choose HP laptop including Pavilion, Envy, we won’t ignore the convenient way that is Wi-Fi networking to access and share the Internet. However, some accidents always will happen in our daily using of wireless connection in HP laptop, tablet and notebook. HP laptop Wi-Fi issues may appear when you re-install and update Windows system. And other situations also may make connection is slow or stop from time to time.
The following ways can help Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP HP laptop, tablet and notebook to fix Wi-Fi problems.

Useful Ways to Repair HP Laptop Computer Wi-Fi Problems

1.Update or Re-install Wi-Fi drivers for HP Laptop

Generally, driver is very important for device in Windows computer to work properly. When you find a device including Wi-Fi adapter, network, graphics card, or sound card works abnormally, you can try to check whether the driver for them is available or not. Especially, when your HP PC is updated to new Windows like Windows 10 update, you need to upgrade drivers for it as well. So, when you find Wi-Fi doesn’t work on your HP laptop computer, you can try to update Wi-Fi drivers for HP laptop on Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP.
As is known to all, we can use Device Manger to update driver for Windows computer. And user also can go to HP support website to download related drives. However, as for me, the two ways are not the best. I have been used to rely on a useful driver management program like Driver Talent to manage drivers on my HP Pavilion laptop. This kind of program can detect and scan out computer driver situation. Then it will give user prompts to download, update, repair backup and restore drivers.

2.Check and reset the hardware

Sometimes, hardware will be a trouble maker. You need to check hardware at this moment, Restarting seems to do anything in digital issues. You can try to restart your HP laptop or the router/modern which apply wireless network. After turning off, you had better wait for about 5 seconds before turning on devices,
Of course, the most serious method is reset router even your HP Windows computer for fixing problems.

3.Search help with HP automatic troubleshooting

A computer must has a tool to help user deal with problems. Thus, we can make use of tools by HP or Microsoft to text and repair wireless connection. Pay attentions to the prompt when problem happens, there is a note about “help” to let you find ways from official. If your HP computer originally came with Windows 8, use HP Support Assistant as it has special code specifically designed for HP computers. If your computer does not have HP Support Assistant, use the automated troubleshooter that is included with Windows 10.

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How to Create a Wi-Fi hotspot on Your HP Laptop on Windows 10

OK, I think you have done. HP laptop Wi-Fi driver problems has been fixed by you. Honestly, we can make HP computer as a Wi-Fi hotspot in this moment. It is very convenient way to share Internet for mobile phone, tablet or other Wi-Fi enable devices without a router.
I use Windows Wi-Fi creator tool like OSToto Hotspot to create a Wi-Fi hotspot on my HP laptop. With this tool, you don’t need to do complex settings on Windows to turn on Wi-Fi hotspot.

How to Fix 5GHz Wi-Fi Not Showing in Windows 10

2.4GHZ Wi-Fi and 5GHZ Wi-Fi

They are two modes of Wi-Fi, the biggest difference is the range. Many routers and wireless network cards support to build a Wi-Fi on Windows with both of modes. Generally, 802.11a, 802.11g and 802.11n can work on both 2.4GHz and 5GHz, and 802.11ac can only work on 5GHz. So when you want to make a Wi-Fi hotspot, you need to check whether the device supports or not!

5GHZ Wi-Fi hotspot Not Showing in Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP

However, many users have reported that, their Windows computers can’t see or create 5GHZ Wi-Fi hotspot although their devices support it. Especially, after Windows 10 update, the feedbacks about this issues of 5GHZ Wi-Fi not showing in Windows 10 become more and more. Indeed, this problem possibly is caused by driver of wireless adapter (network card). You can try to update wireless driver for your Windows computer. Using a driver tool like Driver Talent is a good and convenient way to achieve it.
This kind of tool can help you find and download compatible driver quickly. You can need to spend much time to fix problems.

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How to Make Your Windows 10 Computer as a Wi-Fi Hotspot

OK, if you have fixed Windows 10 computer can’t see 5GHZ Wi-Fi, you can try to make your Windows 10 computer as a Wi-Fi Hotspot.
It is very easy, as long as you use a Windows Wi-Fi hotspot creator. OSToto Hotspot is your best choice. This small but powerful tool can help you create a Wi-Fi hotspot via computer wireless network card in one- click. You don’t need to enter any commands and you don’t need to buy a wireless router.
After you download and install OSToto Hotpsot, it will help you turn on WiFi hotspot on Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP desktop and laptop automatically. You can set and edit the ssid and Wi-Fi password.

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How to Fix Internet Issue after Windows 10 update and Turn on Wi-Fi Hotspot on Windows 10

Network Problem after Windows 10 Update?

Your compute can’t link to Internet after Windows 10 update? No network connection after upgrading Windows 10? Oh, you are not alone. This kind of problem is very common after Windows system update including Windows 10. You may be frustrated and want to learn how to fix Internet issues after Windows 10 update. The post can help you.

Fix It-How to Repair Windows 10 Has no Network

No network in Windows 10 make no Wi-Fi as well. You can’t do other thing if there is no Internet on your new Windows 10. Microsoft announced that this problem may be caused by VPN software. The driver for network doesn’t be upgraded during Windows 10 update. That will make computer fail to find or create Wi-Fi. And the wire network may not work as well, because there is no compatible driver for network card in Windows 10.
Indeed, there are possible ways can help you fix it.
Firstly, you need to install network driver for Windows 10. You may ask, there is no Internet, how to download and install network driver on Windows 10? Yup, as there is no Internet, you can download it on other network enabled devices including mobile phone. The driver installation is an .exe file generally. Then you transfer it to computer for installation.
Of course, what annoy you may be you need to waste time to find compatible network card driver for Windows 10. As for me, I will use professional driver tool to save time in this moment.

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For example, a tool named Driver Talent for Network Card can install drivers without network. You can download it on mobile phone and transfer to computer to install. When you install this program, the network card driver is also installing. After installing, your Windows 10 computer network will be available. And this tool will help you install other drives for Windows 10. With its help, you don’t need to spend much time to find and install driver and fix Windows 10 Internet problems.

How to Enable Wi-Fi and Turn on Wi-Fi Hotspot on Windows 10

As long as you repair network driver problem in Windows 10, I think you can use Wi-Fi in Windows 10. Open Wi-Fi in Settings, and make sure the physical Wi-Fi button on your laptop. If it still can’t work, try to go to Device Manager, click on the Action tab and choose Scan for hardware change.

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If you still can’t find the Wi-Fi hotspot, try to reset Wi-Fi for router or laptop. Typing 192.168.1.1 in browser commonly can access to router setting. Besides, you can use CMD to reset the Wi-Fi hotspot from Windows 10 computer.
As for me, I think the settings is very trouble, so I will use a free hotspot tool for Windows to help me turn on a Wi-Fi Hotspot in Windows 10 computer.
OSToto Hotspot is a free and professional WiFi hotspot creator tool for computer. It enables you to build a stable and personal (or public) hotspot without wireless router. You can free share your computer Internet connection with all WiFi-enabled devices, like phones, tables, laptops, etc.

Here, I think your Windows 10 computer network issues are fixed. You also can learn how to fix limited Wi-Fi connections problem in Windows: http://www.thewindowsclub.com/fix-limited-wifi-connection-problem-in-windows-8-1

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The Fastest Way to Share Internet via WiFi Hotspot in Windows 10

Windows 10 Still Allows You to Share Internet via Wi-Fi Hotspot

Many users enjoy create free Wi-Fi hotspot on Windows computer. In previous Windows OS like Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, this setting is useful and easy. In Windows 10, user still is allowed to do same setting to share Internet via WiFi hotspot for other devices. And this feature have been called “Hosted Network”.
“Hosted Network” is well known in Windows 7. User can use it in operating system to create a virtual wireless network. It is a great function to share network from Windows computer. Although you don’t have wireless router, your computer can become a free hotspot to share Internet.

How to Turn on Windows 10 Wi-Fi Hotspot via Hosted Networks

Although Windows 10 has been featured with Hosted Networks, some computer network card (adapter) may not support for this feature. So you need to check it firstly.
Open CMD in Windows and type “netsh wlan show drivers”, press enter, you will see whether the adapter support or not. If your device support hosted networks in Windows 10, the message will show Yes. And congratulation, you can begin turning on Wi-Fi hotspot on your Windows 10 computer.

To build a WiFi hotspot in Windows 10, the commend prompts can help you as well.

1.Enter “netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=Your_SSID key=Your_Passphrase”
The SSID and key can be set by yourself. And it is better for you to remember the key.

2.OK, you have created hosted network. You need to start it. Enter the following command to start it:
“Netsh wlan start hostednetwork”

3.After creating and starting, you still need to share Internet with hosted network. The last step is sharing Internet in “Internet Connection sharing”. Go to it, and right click the network adapters (Ethernet or wireless network), choose Properties. Then, click sharing tab, you will see two options, check them, and from the home networking connection menu select the adapter which you created before. Finally, click OK to finish it.
Of course, you can stop it with CMD, know more here: http://www.windowscentral.com/how-turn-your-windows-10-pc-wireless-hotspot

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Another Fastest Way to Make Wi-Fi Hotspot in Windows 10 PC

Well, you see, the command prompts to turn on Windows 10 WiFi hotspot via hosted network seems to be not so fast and easy, especially for the user who knows less about computer tech.
However, Windows system has hosted network feature, we can use a tool to turn on a free Wi-Fi hotspot in Windows 10. This is the fastest and easiest way. You don’t need to make settings with commands. Just one-click, this kind of program can help you. OSToto Hotspot is one of the best.
A laptop or notebook computer has the built-in wireless cards or adapters, which enables Wi-Fi easily. You just need to launch OSToto Hotspot, and it will start a Wi-Fi hotspot automatically.
You can modify or edit the Wi-Fi name (also called SSID) and password from the top of the interface. Any Wi-Fi-enabled devices nearby can easily join the Wi-Fi with the name and password.

How to Turn on Wi-Fi Hotspot after Windows 10 Update

Something Wrong with Wi-Fi hotspot after Upgrading Windows 10

A lot of users give a feedback that there are something wrong with their computer after upgrading Windows 10 update. Such as sound lost, display issues, and Wi-Fi is not available in Windows 10, etc. The Wi-Fi problems in Windows 10 is annoyed with many users, because most of them use wireless network to link or share Internet.
From Windows 7, Microsoft make Windows system can share network via virtual wireless network. This feature is convenient for user to share Internet from Windows computer to other devices.

Mostly, the problems after Windows 10 update including Wi-Fi hotspot is not available are caused by drivers. Windows system update just upgrade the official system software. Many related 3rd-party software won’t update immediately. So, we need to check update especially for device drivers.

How to Fix Windows 10 Wi-Fi Problem and Create WiFi Hotspot in Windows 10 quickly

1.Fix Wi-Fi issues after Windows 10 update

For Wi-Fi driver update, it is necessary to check driver situation. You can update it in Device manager. However, you can use another faster way that is driver tool to update WiFi driver for Windows 10. Drive tool like Drive Talent can help you check whether driver need to be updated.

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Except for driver update, another possible reason for Windows 10 Wi-Fi is not available, if you can’t turn on WiFi hotspot in Windows 10 desktop and laptop and use VPN in your computer, you need to check the VPN software you used. Official explaining from Microsoft said that Wi-Fi issues may be caused by older VPN software which is installed in Windows 8.1. The software is not compatible with Windows 10 and cause the no Internet connection on Windows 10. You need to update or uninstall it.
What’s more, you can use command prompts to fix no WiFi in Windows 10. Although this way isn’t easier than update driver, it is worth to have a try.
Step 1. Right click the Start button and select “Command Prompt (Admin)” from the menu. This can launch Command Prompt as Admin.

Step 2. Type the following command and hit the Enter key:
reg delete HKCR\CLSID\{988248f3-a1ad-49bf-9170-676cbbc36ba3} /va /f

Step 3. Enter the command below into the Command Prompt and press Enter key once more:
netcfg -v -u dni_dne

Step 4. Restart the computer and check back with your Wi-Fi settings. You now should see a revived list of all the available networks within range

2.Build a free WiFi Hotspot for Windows 10 laptop/desktop with one Click

After fixing WiFi issues in Windows computer, we can use it normally. And for creating WiFi hotspot in Windows 10, you can use command prompts in Windows system. The process seems to be not as easy as Windows 7. User need to type prompt to enable wireless network sharing. For some computer greener or the guy who is not good at computer, the settings may be complex. So, I recommend to use WiFi hotspot creator for Windows 10 to replace the complex command prompts.
OSToto Hotspot is one of the best Windows WiFi hotspot tool. It is a freeware which can run on Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP. It can make Asus, Dell, HP, Acer, Lenovo, Toshiba, Samsung, Vaio desktop and laptop become a free WiFi hotspot. With the help of it, you don’t need to do complex settings. Just one click, you can enable WiFi hotspot in Windows 10 within seconds.

How to Turn your Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP Laptop into a Wi-Fi Hotspot

Use Your Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP Laptop as a Mobile WiFi Hotspot

Laptop computer is widely used in business, entertainment and other daily using. Because of the portability, laptop computer is so convenient for people who want to move casually. Besides, many users also want to turn Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP laptop into a WiFi hotspot. As most of laptop has wireless network feature now, user is able to link to Internet easily via wireless network like Wi-Fi. On the other hand, most of laptop wireless network card has broadcast feature as well, so we can make use of it to transfer wire or wireless network in to WiFi signal for other devices. Let’s do it via some tricks.

What Ways Can Create a Wi-Fi Hotspot in Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP Laptop Computer

The process to create WiFi hotspot in Windows laptop become easy, as the laptop already has hardware device for it.
A default list of the way for Windows Wi-Fi creating is easily found on the web. In different Windows systems, the creating ways are a little different. You can learn from the site: http://www.drivethelife.com/wifi/how-to-create-free-wifi-hotspot-on-windows-10-8-7-xp-vista.html

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If you are not so good at computer, you may need to spend some time to finish the settings. However, if you want to make your Windows laptop become a mobile WiFi hotspot with one-click way, a fastest and easiest way can help you. It works on all Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP laptop including Asus, Acer, HP, Dell, Lenovo, Samsung, Toshiba and Vaio,etc.
You must try to use a freeware named OSToto Hotspot. It is a program for Windows computer to create a free Wi-Fi hotspot. With its help, you don’t need to do such as complex setting any more. Just one-click, you can use your Windows laptop as free WiFi hotspot conveniently. Then, other Wi-Fi enabled devices like mobile phone, tablet computer or other computer can share Internet via hotspot.

How to Make your Windows Laptop Wi-Fi Faster

After you turn on Wi-Fi hotspot in Windows laptop, you must want the hotspot can be faster. Indeed, the speed of Wi-Fi is based on the Internet speed and the performance of wireless network card. We may not make more changes from them unless you upgrade your Internet fee and laptop computer devices. In additions, we can try our best to make it faster with the following ways:

1.Close the network “big-monster” apps in your computer
2.Stay the laptop/desktop which is used WiFi hotspot in a wide situation for broadcast.
3.Limit the numbers of linked device. More devices link to the hotspot, the speed of network will be shared and become slow!

How to Create a WiFi Hotspot with Windows Computer in your Dorm

It is not so convenient to have Wi-Fi hotspot in the dorm

In some cases, you need to link your mobile phone or tablet to WiFi hotspot but it is not so convenient to have it. Especially, when you live in school dorm, company apartment, or hotel, etc. They may not provide wireless network service or don’t have wireless devices. So, you are so embarrassed in how to create a WiFi hotspot in the dorm.
This is not a difficult work. Some techs and tricks can help you use WiFi hotspot anywhere.

Guides for You to Create WiFi Hotspot with Windows computer in dorm/Apartment/Hotel

To make a WiFi hotspot in your dorm with Windows 10/8./18/7/XP computer, of course, you must have a Windows computer. Even you use a desktop that don’t have wireless network feature, you can spend a little money to buy a USB wireless adapter. This kind of device also make desktop have wireless network card feature. Then, get your Windows computer ready, make it link to Internet via cable successfully. Your computer can run with Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP. This way to build WiFi hotspot in Windows computer don’t need any wireless router, so it is good for the people live in school dorm, apartment or hotel, As long as the computer can link to Internet for sharing.

OK! After you have prepared your hardware device, let’s learn how to perform the process of WiFi hotspot creating in Windows.

 

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Just Make Use of Fastest Way to Make a WiFi hotspot on Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP in Dorm

Honestly, Windows system has the wireless virtual network settings. However, I think the settings are not so easy for everyone especially some computer green hands and girls. Here are the tutorials for how to perform the default WiFi hotspot creating setting in Windows: http://www.drivethelife.com/wifi/how-to-create-free-wifi-hotspot-on-windows-10-8-7-xp-vista.html. If you have much time and patience, you can have a try, but I won’t recommend. I think they are difficult for me.

Because I have abandon the default ways, so I need to find another faster and easier way to turn on Windows WiFi hotspot for dorm using. Except for official setting, many 3rd-party WiFi hotspot creator help use to make Windows computer as WiFi hotspot easily.

I use a program named OSToto Hotspot. It supports for Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP computer including Acer, Asus, Lenovo, HP, Dell, Vaio. Toshiba, etc. With the help of this program, you don’t set up Windows WiFi Hotspot with complicated commands any more. Just one click, you can build hotspot in computer for sharing in the dorm, apartment and hotel room. And this program has other features for convenient using in WiFi hotspot. Just have a try!

How to Make a Windows Wi-Fi hotspot for iPhone, iPad, Android or other Computer

Wi-Fi Has Become a Necessary

Nowadays, when a guy sit down somewhere, he or she may ask whether there is Wi-Fi here firstly. They may need to link their iPhone, iPad, Android or computer to Internet, because phone cellular data budget is limited or some device just is Wi-Fi enabled.
Indeed, sometime, we can make a WiFi hotspot on Windows 10/8.1/8/7XP computer for iPhone, iPad, Android or other PC. This way is useful when you have a computer which can link to Internet. And the WiFi hotspot in Windows computer can be controlled by yourself.

What Need to Prepare for Making a Wi-Fi Hotspot in Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP?

A WiFi hotspot in Windows computer help user share Internet for other Wi-Fi enabled devices including iPhone, iPad, Android or Windows computer. You don’t need to worry about overcharging in data plan and other devices has network anytime. So, we need to have a good preparation for how to create Windows computer WiFi hotspot.

Honestly, preparations are not difficult! Firstly, you make sure your computer like laptop or desktop link to Internet. Besides, the computer must have wireless network card which can use Wi-Fi and Bluetooth feature. Generally, laptop computer has this device default, but desktop computer doesn’t has this device. Thus, if you use a Windows desktop computer, you can use a USB wireless adapter as a wireless network card. This kind of hardware allow you set up WiFi hotspot in Windows without router.

Then, you need to be ready software for Windows Wi-Fi hotspot creating.

Two Ways to Turn on WiFi Hotspot in Windows Computer

In Windows system, there is a way can turn on WiFi hotspot for users. This is not so difficult, as you can see the simple real-time commands.

  • Run the command prompt as administrator ( this step is very important)
  • Type the following command, to check whether if your device supports for wifi hotspot

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“netsh wlan show drivers”

If the hosted network shows “enable: as the image, you can build a free WiFi hotspot on Windows PC for iPhone, iPad, Android or PC in few minutes. Then, you need to set a SSID and a keyword for your WiFi hotspot with the following prompts:

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“netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow
Ssid=name key=password” (name and password are set by yourself)

Press enter and type the following command:

“netsh wlan start hostednetwork”

Now, your Windows WiFi hotspot has been set. Finally, you need to turn on Internet connection sharing to access to Internet. Go to Network Sharing center, right-click the adapter which is Ethernet network cable now. Turn on the option” allow other network users to connect through this computer’s Internet connection” in sharing tab. Make sure to choose virtual local area connection.

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If you think this way is still a bit difficult for you. Let me tell you another easiest one which is recommended.
A useful Windows WiFi hotspot creator can make Windows WiFi hotspot creating easier. OSToto Hotpot is one of the best. It can help you turn on Wi-Fi hotspot in Windows 10/8.1/8/7XP with one click. With its help, you don’t need to use command prompt. And it support for Asus, Dell, HP, Acer, Toshiba, Samsung, Vaio, etc.