I tried to share my wifi, but it does not work. Could I share Wi-Fi connection of Windows 7 Starter with other computers?

Thank you for your help.

P.s. I do it only with connectify, but this software is not free.


I tried to share my wifi, but it does not work.

Windows 7 starter doesn't have Windows "Sharing" for WiFi

It was hidden. Try searching for adhoc in Start Menu Search.


  • This loophole may be been fixed by a update, hotfix or service pack.

Ad hoc wireless networking, which lets several Windows computers share a single connection, was one of several networking features Microsoft claims are not available in Windows 7 Starter.


"To access the wizard that this link normally points to, simply Start Menu search for 'adhoc'."

By searching for "adhoc" in Starter, then launching the executable, netbook users can create an on-the-fly connection for sharing an Internet connection.

Rivera expects that Microsoft will close the loophole in a future update, hotfix or service pack. "I believe it's safe to assume this is an unintentional screw up."

Source Wireless networking hidden in Windows 7 Starter

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  • Hi @DavidPostill, I created ad hoc network, it appears on second computer, but it does not connect to this network. – Gennaro Arguzzi Sep 23 '16 at 18:01

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