Monday, June 17, 2013

Create a sharable WiFi ad-hoc network using Windows7/8


Problem:
Create a sharable WiFi ad-hoc network using Windows7/8

Solution:
Use netsh command:

netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=myCustomNetworkName key=my@password

netsh wlan start hostednetwork

Tips:
- Place these lines in a .bat file so you can right-click and run whenever you start your computer and want to start the shared network
- Make sure you edit the properties of the network that connects to internet and enable Internet Connection Sharing to the newly created network

Source:
http://www.addictivetips.com/windows-tips/how-to-create-wireless-ad-hoc-internet-connection-in-windows-8/

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