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How to Create a WiFi Hotspot on Windows 7

October 26, 2012 By: Jono Category: Internet

how to create a wifi hotspot

Wifi (Wireless Fidelity) is one of wireless data access. How to create a wifi hotspot on windows 7 can be done by maximizing the wifi feature on the laptop. So you no longer need to routers, switches, hubs, etc. to create a network.

By maximizing the Wifi feature in windows 7 then you already have a laptop can be used as a Wi-Fi hotspot for other laptops.

A case like this,

You have 3 pieces of a laptop, but only have one internet modem (even though all three laptops to connect to the internet). So the solution, a laptop is used as a hotspot master, and the other two laptops using a connection that is shared by the master laptop. So these three laptops can access the internet at the same time using a single modem. This trick is called laptop wifi hotspot, so how to make your laptop a wifi hotspot.

Intrigued by computer tips and tricks on this one, please follow the steps below.

How to Create a WiFi hotspot on windows 7

  1. Open Control Panel -> Network and Internet -> Network and sharing center.
  2. Furthermore Manage Wireless Networks -> add.
    manage wireless network
  3. Then create an ad hoc network -> Next.
    create an ad hoc network
  4. Contents Wireless Network Name (e.g. kaplik) and Network Security Key (minimum 8 characters) for the hotspot to be made. But for the Security type, let the position default the WPA-2 Personal.
    wifi hotspot security options
  5. Then after that it will appear that contains the name of the dialog box and wifi security key set. This is a sign that the hotspot has been created and ready to use.
    If there is “Turn on Internet connections sharing”, press the button to share the connection.
    wifi hotspot ready use
  6. Then the other users (other laptop) can access hotspots that have been made, the way is connect WiFi another laptop to hotspots that have been made by the master over the Internet access in the taskbar (in this case the name of the hotspot kaplik).
    internet acces available

How to Create a WiFi hotspot on windows 7 I think it is complete. Then on the other, I will discuss how to set up file sharing on windows 7 from laptop to another laptop.

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