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Wifi Hotspot in Windows 8

I want to enable the WiFi hotspot in Windows 8 64 bit. Is there any software package or any default feature to enable it in Microsoft Windows 8?
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How can I turn my wireless laptop into a wifi hotspot?

When I am in my room, my phone does not have any signal strength to my router. My laptop is at half signal strength, so I can use the internet just fine on that. Now I want to turn my wireless laptop ...
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use dongle as wifi hotspot on linux

I am running Linux on a virtual machine on MAC OS. Currently, I have written a script to use Dongle to connect to a WiFi network and use web services. Now, I am looking to use my dongle as WiFi ...
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Sharing network automatically disabled the shared network

When I share a network to other users in my network the way described here, the shared network instantly disabled and it says "unidentified network", when I turn off the sharing option, my original ...
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Windows Wireless Hosted Network (aka: Hotspot) - Port Forwarding and DHCP

I'm on Windows 8.1 and have been experimenting with the Wireless Hosted Network feature, aka: "Turn my computer into a WiFi Router". It wasn't hard to turn on, set an SSID and WPA pass, but now I'm ...
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Is Bluetooth faster than Wi-Fi?

I notice that on my iPhone, when I use my personal hot-spot to distribute Wi-Fi, if I have Bluetooth enabled, the phone will make a Bluetooth connection to my laptop instead of a Wi-Fi connection. ...
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Tethering using a Nokia N8-00

My trusty old ZTE Android wich I used as an wireless access point for my computers was stolen the day before yesterday... I have a Nokia N8-00 but it seems to be really flaky... I had to d/l an app to ...
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How to setup access point that will work with newer devices (iPhone 5s, latest iPad, etc)

Basically I've got an access point up and running and I can see the network on my the devices I've tested (iPhone 4S, 5S, new iMac and very old iMac), cannot connect to any device other than iPhone ...
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Is there a way to setup a hotspot with a domain name rather than IP address?

Basically I've setup a hotspot and its currently being accessed through an IP address. I'd like to use a hostname instead. This is for internal use only, meaning the ODROID device which is being used ...
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Turn my machine in a hotspot/proxy

My workplace does not provide a wifi... only wired connection... but my machine has a working wifi card... is there a way to "bridge" my wired connection, making my iphone connect to it and use it as ...
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Displaying ads over WiFi hotspot [closed]

I have recently distributed my WiFi network with highpseed antennas to my area which covers almost 300-400 peoples. I am not charging them anything but i would like to generate some revenue through ...
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How build hotspot network and monitor with software on server?

I would like to build a hotspot network. I will have several hotspot locations which are connected to a main office. In my main office I would like have server that checks the connection requests from ...
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How to make a wifi hotspot that tracks all requests?

I have 2 computers, and on one of them I'm trying to debug a tricky problem by tracking all http requests made by it. I tried everything (Fiddler proxy, Charles proxy, Windows hosts file, etc), but it ...
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How can I start hostednetwork on Windows 8

I have the same problems as the guys over How can I start hostednetwork on Windows 7? and Can't get hostednetwork started in Windows 8 x64 But none of the solutions worked for me. I don't know ...
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How can I have people log into my network and be directed to my website? [duplicate]

So what I am trying to accomplish is somewhat like Starbucks has, were you connect to there wifi, accept terms, then it directs them to there website. Can this be accomplished with a mobile hotspot? ...
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Does using of a laptop as a WiFi hotspot have any adverse effects on the laptop's WiFi adapter?

Because I do not have a 3G router and I have a 3G modem I use my laptop as a WiFi router to be able to connect my mobile over WiFi. Is there any adverse effect on the laptop WiFi caused by using it ...
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Setting up a wifi hotspot with brctl and hostapd

I am trying to set up a wifi hotspot using brctl and hostapd on Debian GNU/Linux but it seems it does not work. The steps I follow are the following: echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward brctl ...
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Linux machine's wifi connection stops working after a few minutes

I have an issue that only occurs on a device pair: an ArchLinux [with the latest kernel] Asus UX31A machine and a VirginMobile 4g hotspot. It appears that the internet connection on my laptop stops ...
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Internet not working without VPN or Hotspot shield

I can not browse internet without hotspot shield. Whenever I turn on hotspot shield, everything gets fine. Without it I get "no internet connection" error. On mobile and other computers (over wifi) ...
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How do I log in to “The Cloud” wifi hotspots using curl?

In England at least, there's this accursèd thing called 'The Cloud', which increasingly provides all public wifi hotspots. Has anyone already knocked up a curl command/bash script/etc to log in to it ...
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microsoft virtual wifi miniport adapter has been replaced by

Microsoft virtual wifi miniport adapter has been replaced by Microsoft Wi-Fi direct Virtual adapter in Windows 8; I think. I created hosted network using netsh wlan show drivers netsh wlan set ...
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Unable to share internet by using HOSTEDNETWORK after installing AVAST recently

I was able to share my laptop's internet with my smartphone by using this command "netsh wlan start hostednetwork". But when I installed Avast in my Windows 8 OS, I am able to start the hostednetwork ...
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Firefox, error when accessing https url

I'm connected through a public wifi hotspot. No problem when using IExplorer. When I use Firefox, I obtain the following error message after asking for any https url, as for example ...
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Using Proxycap Internet as Wifi Hotspot

I use proxy (with authentication) for internet access. For bypassing the proxy connection, I use proxycap. But when i create wifi hotspot of my system, and connect some device, say my android phone, ...
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Making a win Xp laptop a Wifi Hotspot [duplicate]

Hi I have a old win xp laptop which has wifi in it. I would like to convert this laptop as a wifihotspot. I should be able to connect from both Phone as well as computers. Is there any inbuilt ...
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Can't share over wifi, only have share over ethernet option

I've been trying to set up a hotspot from my laptop to share my internet connection over WiFi. However, every time I go to do it I only have the option to share over internet with connectify, but ...
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DIR-505 I can ping google.com, but can't view webpage

I just bought a dlink DIR-505 to extend my wifi range in my house. While I can connect to the device, configure it in Hotspot mode, and PING an external address (google.com), I can't retrieve a web ...
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Configure my Wifi Router (TP-Link w8968) as a client to my mobile hotspot

I want to access my mobile hotspot of 3G smartphone (AP) through my wifi router which will share the connection over wired devices (PC, Laptop etc.) attached to its port(s).
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How to Create WiFi Hotspot with Single Adapter in Windows 7

I know how to create a hotspot when connected to a wired network, but when I am using internet from a WiFi connection, this disconnects the wireless connection the moment I activate the hotspot. In ...
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Hot spot connection speed reduction

I have some doubts on mobile hotspot , Suppose I create a hotspot from my phone and then connect my PC to the Hotspot , and lets say i am not using My mobile now , will I get the same speed on my PC ...
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Mobile access point to wired network

I have a situation where I'm using my mobile phone as my internet connection and connecting my WiFi enabled devices to it without problem. The problem is I have an array of devices which are ethernet ...
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Creating WiFi Access point on a single interface in Linux

I am trying to create a WiFi hotspot or an access point on my Linux laptop. I am using Opensuse Kde 12.3. I found out a software called hostapd which lets you create hotspot but it requires two ...
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I cannot create a wifi hotspot or connect to private cable internet (Acer laptop)

I have a laptop for a year and half (Acer Aspire 5755G-2438G75Mnks i5-2430M 8GB 750GB nVIDIA GT 540M 2GB Linux - with windows 7 ultimate on it) and I encountered until now two problems regarding the ...
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same mac address on different network?

I read so many topics on the net about what happens if there is the same mac address used on different computers on the same network but i would like to know what exactly happens if someone for ...
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How to change DNS on hotspot

I have a laptop with ubuntu installed, and i turn on wireless hotspot. On my laptop, i have a http server, and i changed /etc/hosts file, and change 127.0.0.1 and my ipaddress(the wireless card ...
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“Your account is still active” (FireDigit Hotspot Manager)

My employer uses FireDigit Hotspot Manager to manage our wireless network. Of late, some users have complained that they keep getting the message "Your account is still active" when logging into the ...
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How to run a webcam without Internet cable

I live in an apartment in Washington, DC. My only option for cable (TV and Internet) is Comcast. I am extremely dissatisfied with my service and want to cancel. There's WiFi in the lobby of the ...
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How do I connect my wireless device to my Windows 7 wireless connection?

https://blogs.ncl.ac.uk/isg/?p=437 I can do all this and see my network ssid being broadcast. But I cannot figure out what to put for IP addresses. I have not changed anything in the sharedaccess ...
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USB WiFi Access Point Set Nickname

I have created a WiFi access point and I want to set the nickname field... I am trying to set it using; iwconfig wlan0 nick AP_NICK However I am getting an unsupported error which. The USB Dongle ...
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PC based wifi hotpsot management

I have got an ADSL internet connection with wireless tp link modem and a PC with Windows 7 OS. I would like to set up voucher based hotspot management system on this PC. Do I also need a wireless ...
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2 wifi dongle , 1 for weak internet connection 1 for hotspot

I am having ınternet connection from my neighbour. But it is very weak. I want to connection with my desktop's 1 wifi dongle and share internet to 2nde wifi dongle. The i want to share with 2nde ...
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NanoStation M2 wifi through walls

My question is similar to this one Wifi Range Singal Boost through walls I will like to know if a wifi signal from a NanoStation M2 can pass through walls? I am a newbie, and the reason I chose ...
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How to uninstall Hotspot Shield's VPN adapter driver?

After installing Hotspot with Revo Uninstaller then uninstalling it completely from my system, I'm still left with Hotspot's VPN adapter driver. This bothers me a great deal. Unfortunately I did ...
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Connect to particular wireless hotspot in distributed network?

I have a wireless network in my flat which is provided by two Wi-Fi routers. Router 1: D-Link wireless router connected directly to Internet. Router 2: Synology NAS with built in WiFi router ...
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Setting up a hotspot with hostapd

I've been using the steps described here to set up a wireless hotspot: How to turn my Linux netbook into WiFi AP But when I type: /etc/init.d/hostapd start on the commande line, I get the reply ...
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How to make my laptop a WiFi Hotspot (using internet from USB 3G device)

I own a USB 3G Device to access internet on my Windows 7 laptop. I am interested in using this internet connection on my Android Cell Phone too. So, I plan to make my laptop a WiFi hotspot so that I ...
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Changing the password in Windows 7 hotspot

I turned my Windows 7 laptop into a wireless hotspot a while ago. Now I forgot the password I set. How can I see and change the password? I cannot see the network under Control Panel\Network and ...
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Network bandwith monitoring per users [closed]

Please show me a fully open-source solution in this situation: Small network with about 30 pc with wireless cards. An Regular Asus wireless access-point which connected to the server. Server is a ...
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Network bandwidth & traffic monitoring [duplicate]

I have the following situation: Small network with about 30 PCs with wireless cards. A regular Asus wireless access-point which is connected to the server. Server is a normal x86 PC with Ubuntu ...
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can the location of my employment block the use of my hot spot?

Can the location of my employment block the use of my hot spot? I cannot access either 3G or 4G internet at work with my hotspot.