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Windows 7: How to broadcast an LAN based Internet as Wifi Through command Prompt.

29 Apr 2014   #1

Windows 7 and MAC
How to broadcast an LAN based Internet as Wifi Through command Prompt.

Open CMD as "Administrator"

Before we enable the Hotspot or Broadcast the network we need to make sure that the Hotspot access is an available feature with the Laptop and is enabled.

Command to check the Hotspot feature check is "netsh wlan show drivers".

The Option " Hosted Network Supported" should be enabled.

Then to enable the network Type:-
"netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=nameOfwifihotspot key=yourpassword"

Type in exact way and it should set the hosted network mode to allow.

Then To Enable the Broadcasting type:-
"netsh wlan start hostednetwork"

We have to make sure that once this process is done, we will have to Enable the Sharing option on our Main Network and that sharing option should point to the Network that has just been broadcasted..

Click on the Network Icon in the Taskbar -> Click "Open Network and Sharing Center" -> From the Left Click " Change Adapter Setting" and then Find the network name that should look like this:- Local Area Connection 10 or Local Area Connection 12 or something like that.

You know should be able to connect to a Wifi enabled Device and browse. :)

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29 Apr 2014   #2

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,

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24 Sep 2015   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Thanks for the tip
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