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.


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.

If you still can’t find the Wi-Fi hotspot, try to reset Wi-Fi for router or laptop. Typing 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:



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 Create a WiFi Hotspot on Dell New XPS 13

Dell XPS series computer including XPS 13/15/17 is a popular product series in the market. Thin, light but powerful are the common commends for Dell XPS laptop and e ultra-book. The new Dell XPS 13 certainly attract many users with more advanced features and specs.

Recently, many users ask how to create a Wi-Fi hotspot on Dell new XPS 13 for Internet sharing to other Wi-Fi enable device when you don’t have a wireless router. It is convenient as your laptop can be used as a hotspot. For example, you can share Internet from Dell new XPS 13 to smart-phone. So, you can save phone data to surfing on the Internet.

How to Make Dell New XPS 13 Become a WiFi hotspot

As a Windows system devices with the latest Windows 10, WiFi hotspot creating on Dell XPS computer is easy.

Before creating, you need to know that, It is better to connect to wire network when you need to make computer as a WiFi hotspot. However, most of XPS computers don’t have Ethernet port in the device body. In many situations, they connect to Internet with wireless network default. So when you want to share Internet from XPS 13 via WiFi, you can use Dell adapter to make computer connect to Internet with wire.

1.The Fastest way to build WiFi hotspot in Dell XPS 13

Compared with official way from Windows system, the best and fastest way to build a free WiFi hotspot in Windows 10/8.1/7/XP computer including Dell new XPS 13 is WiFi hotspot creator program.

I recommend a freeware named OSToto Hotspot. It is a program can create a Windows WiFi hotspot in desktop, laptop and ultra-book. It support for almost all computer such as Asus, Dell, HP, Acer, Lenovo, Toshiba, Samsung, Vaio. With this program, you don’t need to make other setting in your XPS 13 for WiFi creating. Only 3 steps, you can share Internet from Dell new XPS 13 via WiFi hotspot quickly:

Step 1: Download and install OSToto Hotspot to your Dell new XPS 13/15/17.

Step 2: Name your hotspot and set a password.

Step 3: Connect to your devices to XPS 13 WiFi hotspot for network sharing.


2.Default way to Set WiFi hotspot in Windows 10(Dell new XPS 13 pre-installed)

As Dell new XPS 13 has been installed Windows 10, so we can use the official default way to make virtual network as WiFi hotspot. This way may be a bit complicated for some users.

Firstly, you need to open command prompt as administrator. Pressing Win+X can open it fastly.

Then, a prompt windows will pop out, you just click YES, after command editing windows appear, enter the following command in your command prompt windows:

“netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=YourSSIDName key=YourKey”

Of course, you can change YourSSIDName and YourKey based on your need. Yourkey means your password of this Wi-Fi, and YourSSIDName is the name of the Wi-Fi. After you set everything, press enter, the system will create Wi-Fi hotspot, finally, enter the following command to start Wi-Fi connection.

“netsh wlan start hostednetwork”

OK, your Windows 10 free Wi-Fi hotspot has been ready to link. Generally, Wi-Fi hotspot is sharable by default, if not, you can go to network and sharing center to turn on sharing. Now, other device can easily link to this shared hotspot. If you want to turn off it, just enter the following command in command prompt.

“netsh wlan stop hostednetwork”

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The Best WiFi Hotspot Software in Windows Laptop or Desktop

Wi-Fi device has been popular and common in our daily life now. Especially, smart-phone is the most popular Wi-Fi device. Many people hope their mobile phone can link to the Internet via Wi-Fi for data bill saving. Besides, other devices such as tablet computer, digital camera, even some household appliances need to use Wi-Fi for powerful performance.

So, it is common that many users want to create a free WiFi hotspot in Windows PC including laptop and desktop. Other device can link to this hotspot via computer which has been link to the Internet.

Actually, this is a good idea, because you can save your mobile phone data cost. When you use the WiFi hotspot created in Windows 10/8.1/7/XP computer, you can make your smart-phone and other Wi-Fi enabled devices can share the Internet.

How to create a free WiFi hotspot on Windows PC

Honestly, turning Windows 10/8.1/7/XP computer into WiFi hotspot is not as difficult as you think. You can learn the official ways in my other posts to make a WiFi hotspot in your Windows laptop, desktop or notebook. However, some user still thinks that those manual ways are a bit difficult or trouble; because they need to type many commend prompts.

Hopefully, we can use software for Windows Wi-Fi hotspot to make operations easier. There are many similar programs in the market, but I tried to use some of them, and found two of them are the best.

The Best software to Set up Windows 10/8.1/7/XP Computer WiFi hotspot

1.OSToto Hotspot

OSToto Hotspot is a new brand product for WiFi hotspot creating in Windows 10/8.1/7/XP. It can help users create a free WiFi hotspot in computer including Asus/Dell/HP/Acer/Lenovo/Toshiba/Samsung/Vaio with one click. This program is safe to use. With WPA2 PSK password protection, it keeps freeloaders out, which means no one can connect to your wireless hotspot without your permission.

With OSToto Hotspot, download—Install—turn on. Only 3 steps, you can share Internet via Windows computer for other devices freely.

OSToto hotspot
2.Connectify Hotspot

Connectify Hotspot is a program which has a good reputation for WiFi hotspot work. This program has many functions about wireless connection for network. The most basic feature is also creating a Wi-Fi hotspot in Windows computer. Of course, there is no free lunch in the world. Connectify Hostpot is not freeware as OSToto Hotspot. So, if you want to use more advanced features, you need pay for this program.


Choose what you want for WiFi Hotspot Creator for Windows PC

As for me, OSToto Hotspot is good enough for me to make WiFi hostpot in Windows. And the most important is it is a freeware and will have improvement in the future. Anyway, you can choose them based on your need. If you know other better programs, share your opinions to me.

Turn on WiFi Hotspot on Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP Computer

For convenience and money saving, many users want to share computer Internet for smart-phone, music players, game players,etc. Indeed, it is very easy to turn on a Wi-Fi hotspot on Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP laptop, desktop computer.

Gerneral ways to Create WiFi Hotspot on Windows Computer

Officially in different versions of Windows system, the ways to turn Windows PC into a free WiFi hotspot have diffirences.

1.Create a WiFi hotspot on Windows 10/8.1

Windows 10 is announced as the best Windows system so far. So, for WiFi hotspot creating is easy. In Windows 10, we can make use of virtual network to share Internet via wireless network.

First step, call out command prompt as administratior. Pressing Win+X can open it quickly. After comand editting windows appear, enter the following command in your command prompt windows: “netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=YourSSIDName key=YourKey”. You can name the SSID based on your need, and the key can be created by yourself as well.


Well, if you make sure you have set everything, press enter, the system will create Wi-Fi hotspot in your Windows 10 computer, finally, enter the following command to start Wi-Fi connection.

“netsh wlan start hostednetwork”

The way to build free WiFi hotspot in Windows 8.1/8 is the same as in Windows 10.

2.Build Free WiFi hotspot in Windows 7 laptop, desktop and notebook

Virtual network begin from Windows 7, we can use Ad-hoc to make WiFi hotspot in Windows 7 computer.

Step 1: Go to “Manage wireless network” in network sharing center.


Step 2. Click on the “Add” button to add a wireless network.


Step 3. Click on “Create an ad hoc network” and you will get a message instructing you of what and ad hoc network is. Click on “Next”.

Step 4. Enter a name and passphrase for the network and it’ll appear in the list of wireless networks.


You need to make sure to activate the “Allow other network users to connect through this computer’s internet connection” checkbox.

For Windows XP WiFi hotspot, you can make it in the following way.

Easiest and Fastest way to make Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP Free Wi-Fi Hotspot

I think the official ways to create a free WiFi hotspot in Windows PC are a little complicated. Indeed, we can use a freeware for WiFi hotspot creating in Windows to share Internet.

OSToto Hotspot can instantly start the Wi-Fi hotspot and transform your desktop into a wireless router. This utility works for all Windows OS, like Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP and Windows Vista.

This tool support all computer including Asus/Dell/Acer/HP/Lenovo/Toshiba/Samsung/Vaio, etc.

For desktop computer, if you still want to share Internet via WiFi, you can use a USB wireless network adapter.

How to Create Free and Safe WiFi Hotspot on Windows 8/8.1

Most people have a number of data for surfing the Internet in smart-phone, tablet. However, the data is limited and sometimes we need to cost a lot of money for it. So, when we are at home, we may hope that smart-phone, tablet or other WiFi enable devices can share Internet via laptop,desktop and notbook computer.

In fact, it is easy, although you don’t have wireless router. Let me tell you how to create a WiFi hotspot on Windows 8/8.1.

What Do You Prepare for Windows 8/8.1 WiFi Hotspot creating

Firstly, you need to do preparations. As we are creating a Wi-Fi hotspot on Windows 8/8.1 computer, you must operate on a Windows 8/8.1 laptop,desktop or notebook computer! And then, you need to make sure your computer link to network via wire. If your want yourWindows 8/8.1 desktop computer become WiFi hotspot, you need a USB wireless network adapter for WiFi signal boardcasting. OK! Hardware has been ready. Now you need a useful WiFi tool to turn Windows 8/8.1 laptop,desktop.notebook into a WiFi hotspot.

Many users know that CMD commends can share Windows 8/8.1 wireless network. However, I think this way may be not convenient, and this WiFi signal is not so safe and stable. So, it is remmended to use WiFi creator program.


How to Use Program to Create a Safe WiFi Hotspot in Windows 8/8.1

You have many choices for WiFi hotspot creator. As for me I prefer to a small but useful tool named OSToto Hotspot. It can create a free and safe WiFi hotspot on Windows XP/7/8/8.1/10 laptop,desktop including Asus, Acer, Dell, Lenobvo,HP,Toshiba,Samsung,etc.

Step 1: Download and install OSToto Hotspot to your Windows 8 PC including Asus/Dell/Acer/HP/Lenovo/Samsung/Sony.etc.

Step 2: Launch this program in your computer, and Wi-Fi hotspot will turn on automatically.

Step 3: You can change the SSID and key of the hotspot, and then search the signal with the device you want to connect to Internet

Hey, have you learn how to set WiFi hotspot on Windows 8 computer?

The best way to create a Free WiFi Hotspot on Windows 10

As it is known to all, Window system including Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, Window 10 can use virtual network to share Internet via WiFi hotspot. However, after Windows 7Microsoft seems to forget this convenient feature , in Window 8/10. So, in windows 8/8.1 or Windows 10, user can’t create WiFi hotspot as easy as Windows 7.

User need to turn on a free Wifi hotspot in Windows 8/8.1 and Windows 10 via typing CMD commends. This way may be not easy for users who are not skillful to use computer professionally.

What’s a Wi-Fi Hotspot

A Wi-Fi (or wireless) hotspot is a physical location which offers Internet access over a wireless local area network or WLAN. You can use your iPhone, iPad, Android phone, laptop or any other Wi-Fi-enabled devices to access the hotspot, and then you can connect to the Internet. Typically, you can find Wi-Fi hotspots at public places, like airports, bookstores, coffee shops, department stores, fuel stations, hotels, hospitals, libraries, restaurants, supermarkets, train stations, etc. You can create your own Wi-Fi hotspot on your Windows computer at your home, office, meeting room, or party to share wireless internet connection for free.



How to use software to create a Free WiFi hotspot on Windows 10

Indeed, compared with the CMD way in Windows 10, the best way to make free WiFi hotspot on Windows 10 computer including Asus/Dell/HP/Lenovo/Acer/Toshiba/Samsung/Vaio is using a free WiFi creator program.

This kind of WiFi creator program can help user turn on WiFi hotspot in Windows 10 laptop, desktop and notebook without typing commends in CMD runing windows. And it has more features like users manager, shutdown timer, etc. OSToto Hotpot is one of the best. This freeware can easily help user build a free WiFi hotspot in Window 10 PC.

Step 1: Launch OSToto Hotspot

After downloading OSToto Hotspot, run it in your Windows 10 laptop, desktop and notebook computer. It will turn on WiFi hotspot automatically. Besides, for desktop or the laptop without wireless network card, you can connect a USB wireless adaptor. OSToto will help you install compatible driver for it.

Step 2: Connect to the Free hotspot created by OSToto

After turning on your Windows 10 WiFi hotspot, you can change the WiFi name(SSID) and password. And then use your device link to this hotspot.

Free sharing Internet-Create WiFi hotspot on Windows computer

Want to share Internet for various own digital devices? It is very common that many users want to their mobile phones, digital cameras, game players, music players,etc link to Internet via only a WiFi hotspot account. So, most of them want to make their Windows computer as a WiFi hotspot.

Free ways to build WiFi hotspots on Windows 10/8.1/8/7 PC

Officially, after Windows 8 released, Microsoft add a feature to allow users create WiFi hotspot to share network wich CMD. You can learn more from here: For desktop computer, you need to use a USB wireless network adapter as wirless network card. This kind of machine is more and more common and cheaper and cheaper. As long as you connect it to your desktop computer and install driver, computer will recognize it as a wireless network card. Then,just follow the guides to turn on WiFi hotsopot with CMD.
On a laptop with wireless card, only enable hotspot feature in CMD.

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free to build up wifi hotspot on computer


Another kind of way to build a WiFi hotspot on laptop, desktop and notebook is using the 3rd-party tool. I think it is more convenient than CMD.
For the tool, I prefer to use a program named OSToto Hotspot which can easy and free to help user set up WiFi hotsopot for Windows PC icluding Asus/Dell/Acer/HP/Lenovo/Samsung. Two modes allows user use WiFi based on different demands and devices. Although you don’t know how to use CMD in Windows, only one-click, WiFi hotspot can be set up on your laptop. More detail about this program here:

Steps for 160WiFi to create WiFi hotspot on Windows computer freely

1.Download and install OSToto Hotspot to your Windows 10/8.1/8/7 computer.

2.Launch program and motify the SSID and password of your own WiFi hotspot.

3.Turn on WiFi hotspot with one Click.