How to create an ad-hoc network(Sharing internet without wifi)on Windows 8?

 

 

       You can create a Wi-Fi network between two or more devices without using a Wi-Fi router. These  

        networks are often referred to as ad-hoc networks. All you need is a computer with Wi-Fi running

        Windows 8. Windows 8 comes with the ICS (Internet Connection Sharing) feature to allow devices

        to connect to the internet connection of your PC.

        Press the shortcut Windows Key + Q to open the app search in Windows 8.

        Enter cmd in the search box on the right, the search result will be displayed on the left.

 

        Right click on the cmd app in the search results

 

        Click on Run as administrator

 

        Enter the following command to configure an ad-hoc Wi-Fi connection: netsh wlan set        

 

        hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=abcd key=password

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

        Press the Enter key and you should receive the following output: The hosted network node has   

        been set to allow...

 

        Now enter the following command: netsh wlan start hostednetwork

 

        Press the Enter key and you should receive the following output: The hosted network started.

 

        to stop the hosted network use the following command:netsh wlan stop hostednetwork.

 

 

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