Sunday, June 30, 2013

How To Create Wireless Ad Hoc Internet Connection In Windows 8

Following guide will help you making your laptop as a WiFi router!
The procedure outlined here makes use of Windows’ native Network Shell utility, deploying thewlan command within the utility to enable a hosted network that will, in turn, serve as your ad hoc connection. If all this sounds daunting, fret not, for the actual procedure is fairly easy. Follow the steps outlined below, and you should be good to go
It should be noted that for this method to work, your network interface must be capable of supporting hosted networks. It’s always advisable to update your network adapter to the latest drivers before doing this!
Step 1: Launch an elevated command prompt under Windows 8 (one with administrator privileges).
Step 2: Run the following command to verify that your network interface supports virtualization:
netsh wlan show drivers