if you are one of them who is looking for how to create virtual router windows 10 or looking for free solution of hotspot software then you are in the right place.
suppose, you need to share your Internet with other persons in your family member or your friends, extend a wireless network or maybe just connect your smartphone to your wifi but you have only ethernet cable which you connect only your computer. at this situation, you need to create a virtual wifi router to share your internet with other devices without any physical router.
Create virtual router windows 10 – step by step
There are two ways to turn on virtual router in windows 10 or 8 operating system discussed below…
- Using Free software available over the internet with some limitation
- Turn Windows 10 into a virtual router (Hotspot)
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Using Free software available over internet with some limitation ( Connectify)
if you are looking for free software to download to create a virtual hotspot without any issue you can download “Connectify” coming with a good user-friendly interface.
Connectify Hotspot’s virtual router is fully compatible with any computer running Windows 7 or later operating system. This software runs on Windows PC and laptops and allows you to share your Internet connection wirelessly via WiFi or through wired Ethernet.
You can Download Connectify for Windows Below:
Turn Windows 10 into a virtual Hotspot
if you don’t want to download any third-party software for creating hotspot then you can also turn your windows laptop or desktop into a virtual hotspot.
to create hotspot in windows you need to search cmd and Run as Administrator or you can also use your keyboard and press “Windows + R” both key at the same time and type cmd in the Run box and hit on Enter key.
To this run following command on cmd and you see now your Virtual Hotspot is working
netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=cybertechroom key=room123
where “cybertechroom” is your wifi name and “room123” is your wifi password. you can replace it with your user name and password which you want.
netsh wlan start hostednetwork
when you run above command it will start your created hotspot.
after running these two commands you can search for network connections in the start menu and open properties after right-click on it. now you see the sharing tab check the box which shows you “Allow other network users to connect through this computer’s internet connection.”
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