Turn Your Windows 7 Laptop into a WiFi Hotspot 2

Turn Your Windows 7 Laptop into a WiFi Hotspot 2


hi my name is Miguel from avoid errors net in this tutorial I’m going to be showing you guys how to turn your Windows 7 laptop into a Wi-Fi hotspot for this you need to make sure of two things one is that your Wi-Fi is turned on and that you have a wired connection to the Internet perfect go ahead and click on the Wi-Fi icon here and click on open network and sharing center or right click network and click on properties here click on change adapter settings and right-click your wired connection to the internet then click on properties now here click on the sharing tab and then checkmark allow other network users to connect throughout this computer’s internet connection the second option is optional you can leave a checkmark or not I don’t want any other user to control disable this share connection so I’m gonna uncheck and click on ok now go back to network and sharing center and here click on set up a new connection or network now scroll all the way down until you find set up a wireless ad-hoc computer-to-computer Network select it next here it would give you a brief explanation of what this does I’m just gonna click on next perfect now I’m gonna name this network I’m gonna name it ad-hoc and then leave the security type as is and then security key I’m just gonna type here this is a test I’m gonna save this network so I don’t have to recreate it click Next here and perfect the ad-hoc network is ready to use close now I’m gonna go to my other laptop click on the Wi-Fi signal here and it will detect the ad-hoc that I created the network select it click connect now it’s gonna prompt me for the security key type in the security key perfect ok perfect I’m connected very simple on a previous video that I created for some reason I was receiving many feedback that this act hoc network thing didn’t work and here you can see it in action I’m connected to my ad hoc you can even see those signal strength poor in this case now when I go to my network properties here you can see that I’m connected to the Internet via the ad hoc thank you for watching this video if you have any questions feel free to post them in the comment section below thank you