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How to use your laptop/computer to create a Wifi Hotspot without any software.

Welcome to this post and i hope by the end,you will tap something.
Have you ever been in a situation where you have internet access on the computer/laptop but with no data bundle on your smartphone?
Well this happens,You might be at work in an office with your desktop computer or laptop on your desk with internet access but off on your favorite social media sites because of no data bundles. Your boss at work might even not provide you with the WIFI key. Well dont stress anymore the solution is here.
LAPTOP


With a laptop,its the easiest way to create a WIFI hotspot.
i have tried many software such as connectify,M hotspot,Virtual wifi creator,Baidu before to create a WIFI hotspot but well these have all been with a disadvantage.
Some of these softwares are infected with malicious codes which enter your computer system and destroy the application programs.Some  are also hosted on risky unprotected sites which might destroy your system.
thats why i came up with this post to help many people who have faced this or who may have failed to create a wifi hotspot.
Lets get brains at work.
We shall see how we can create a WIFI hotspot using the cmd(comand line)
This is a system program that comes with the computer,available in all windows editions(7,8,8.1 and 10)
For you to be successful,your laptop should be installed  with proper internet drivers.
1.The first step is to go to the start menu30px-Windowsstart It’s in the bottom-left corner of the screen. You can also press the Win key to open Start.
On Windows 8, place your mouse in the upper-right corner of the screen, then       click the magnifying glass icon.
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2.Type command prompt into Start. Doing so will bring up the Command Prompt icon.
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3. Right-clickImage titled Windowscmd1.png command prompt.  It’s at the top of the page.
If you’re using a laptop with a trackpad and no mouse buttons, tap the trackpad with two fingers instead of right-clicking.
Click Run as administrator. This option is in the right-click drop-down men
If you don’t have the Run as administrator option, you can’t create a Wi-Fi hotspot.
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Click Yes when prompted. Doing so will open Command Prompt.
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Type NETSH WLAN show drivers and press Enter. This command will display information to help you confirm that your computer can create a hotspot with Command Prompt.
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Look for “Yes” next to “Hosted network supported”. If you see “Yes” here, your computer supports the Hosted Network feature, which is what allows you to create a Wi-Fi hotspot.
If you don’t see “Yes” here, your computer can’t create a wireless hotspot through Command Prompt.
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Type the following code into Command Prompt:
netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=NETWORKNAME key=PASSWORD
and press  Enter. Make sure you replace the "NETWORKNAME" and "PASSWORD
" text with what you want your hotspot's name and password to be.
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Type NETSH WLAN start hostednetwork and press Enter. This will turn on your Wi-Fi hotspot.
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Exit Command Prompt. Now that your hotspot is live, you’ll need to share its availability in order to connect to it.
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Open StartImage titled Windowsstart.pngand type in control panel. Doing so will search your computer for the Control Panel app.
 Click Control Panel. It will appear at the top of the Start window.
Click Network and Internet. It’s in the middle of the page.
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 Click Network & Sharing Center. You’ll find this option near the top of the page.
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 Click Change adapter settings. It’s a link in the upper-left side of the window.
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Right-click your current connection’s name. You’ll find it near the top of the “Change adapter settings” window.

Click Properties. It’s at the bottom of the drop-down menu
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Click the Sharing tab. This option is at the top of the window.
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.Check the “Allow other network users to connect...” box. It’s at the top of the window.
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Click the box below the “Home networking connection” heading. This option is in the middle of the page.
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Click your hotspot’s name. It will be something like “Local Area Connection * #”.
Click OK. Your wireless hotspot should now be accessible by any nearby devices.

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ON DESKTOP COMPUTER
You use the same procedures nut must have a usb network adapter
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In case you forget your password;
To display the password you used on your hosted network, type the command below on windows command line:

netsh wlan show hostednetwork setting=security
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To change the SSID or key of the hosted network.Do the following

You need to first stop the hosted network.
netsh wlan stop hostednetwork
netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=NEW_Sid key=New_Password
netsh wlan start hostednetwork
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Thanks for following.

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