How to create wifi on a laptop?

Galina Devyatkina
Galina Devyatkina
October 9, 2014
How to create wifi on a laptop?

Thinking of turning your laptop into a free Wi-Fi hotspot and distributing your existing Internet without buying expensive Wi-Fi routers? Or, finally, stop learning passwords to him from neighbors? Then this instruction is what you need. Before you create a Wi-Fi network on a laptop, you must first connect and configure it. Read more about this in the articles How to connect Wi-Fi on a laptop and How to set up Wi-Fi on a laptop.

First step. Preparation

  1. Open the network management center.
  2. In the window that opens, find the line “change the settings for sharing”.
  3. We open it and prohibit in it everything that relates to the general Internet.

The second step. Creating a wireless connection

  1. Clicking on the symbol "Network Control Center", located on the taskbar, open it.
  2. Next, select the setting of the new connection.
  3. Find the network configuration "computer-to-computer" and select "Next."
  4. We also skip the next window.
  5. Stop when you need to set a name for the new network.
  6. We write the name, and leave everything else unchanged and click "Next."
  7. After the notification that the network has been created, we return to the "Network Control Center" again.
  8. Being in it, we go to the "Wireless Network Management", in which we see that as a result of all our manipulations, we have a new network.
  9. Next, clicking on it with the right mouse button, select “Properties” from the list.
  10. We go in them and make sure that there is no encryption.

The third step. Creating a network bridge

  1. Go to the "Network Control Center" and open the tab "Edit adapter settings", located on the left side.
  2. Hold down the Ctrl key, and select the “Connect by wireless network” and local network.
  3. Click on any of them and select the bridge setting.
  4. We are awaiting the completion of the bridge creation procedure. (There will be a visual confirmation).
  5. Important! During or after the creation of the bridge, a window will appear, asking you to select the location of the network.
  6. Reference! The bridge is needed to transfer the Internet from a cable to a new wireless network.
  7. We choose a network for the house.

Fourth step. Network connection

  1. Open the list of wireless networks and connect the created network by clicking "Connect".
  2. Next, we connect to the created Wi-Fi access point from another laptop, phone or netbook, after updating the list of networks that are available.
  3. Reference. If there are problems with the creation of a network bridge, we check to see if Internet access is not enabled.

Private network created. To disable Wi-Fi on a laptop, we will use paragraph 4.1, just click "Disable".

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