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Suppose a group of people get together in a meeting room or at a boring party with only one network connection there and no wireless routers in sight. If you happen to have a Laptop or Smartphone and you know how to create a virtual WiFi hotspot on it, then everybody’s Wi-Fi-enabled devices can connect to the Internet and do whatever they want to do. Here is a solution for you to turn your Laptop and Smartphone into a virtual WiFi hotspot.
Laptop as WiFi Hotspot
Make sure you have a laptop or a computer with wireless adapter, the Internet connection to laptop could be wired or wireless.
Step 1 : Download Software
Virtual Wifi Hotspot is recommended, as it’s free and it works on Windows XP, Vista, 2008, 7 and 8.
Step 2 : Install Software
Step 3 : Select a security connected mode
AdHoc-OPEN means other devices don’t need password to connect to the hotspot you created; AdHoc-WEP only allows connection with password.
Step 4 : Start Hotspot
Click “Start Hotspot” and then the virtual WiFi hotspot created.
Step 5 : Connect Devices
Get other devices like laptop, smartphone, iPhone, iPod Touch, PDA, Wii, NDS etc. connected to this hotspot you just created. Share the free Internet connection with your family, friends or co-workers in places like home, meeting rooms, hotels, coffee shops, campus etc.