Hello Friends! In this tutorial, I will show you how to create WiFi Hotspot without any software if you are using Ethernet cable for connecting to the internet. If you don't have a router or you have Wifi restrictions on your router then this trick will be very useful for you to create Wifi Hotspot from your laptop. Although there are lots of software available for this if you are in school, college, Institute, or in any small office, you may not have proper admin rights to install any software. So, Let's get started.

How to Create Wifi Hotspot

Steps to create WiFi Hotspot in Windows 7 and 8:

Step 1: Copy and Paste the following lines in notepad.

"netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=geekzbuddy key=geekzbuddy
 netsh wlan start hostednetwork"

Step 2: Save this file with .bat extension. Before saving make sure to choose Save as type: All Files from a dropdown menu.

Step 3: Right-click on the saved file and choose Run as administrator.

Step 4: Go to Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center > Click on your internet connection (Local Area Connection)

Step 5: Select Properties from the Connection Settings.

Step 6: In Properties, Choose the sharing tab and check both the options to allow the sharing of your LAN connection. Press ok to exit.

Step 7: Now your new hotspot connection is up and running and broadcast with the name of geekzbuddy. You can find this connection in your all nearby WiFi-enabled devices. Whenever you need to make a hotspot, Just right click on hotspot.bat file and choose run as administrator. No, further configuration required.

Note: You can change the name of SSID and key by editing the content of notepad. Just replace geekzbuddy with your desired name and key.


Steps to create WiFi Hotspot in Windows 10 are as follow:

Step 1: Open Settings in Windows 10


Step 2: Open Mobile Hotspot in the Left Hand Side. Toggle the button from OFF to ON.


Step 3: You can change the Display Name and password of the WiFi Hotspot by clicking the edit button below the network name and network password.

Step 4: Once you save it and turn it on, It will create a WiFi hotspot and broadcast WiFi Network. You can connect this wifi to all nearby WiFi devices and you can easily toggle it on/off from the notifications panel in the right side bottom corner of your windows.

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