In some cases you may need to create a WiFi access point so that your computer or mobile WiFi can use a single Internet connection.
You're such hotel or office where a single Ethernet connection is available. To share the connection with other people or other computers, just turn your laptop connected to the Internet through the Ethernet jack in WiFi hotspot.
The free software lets you Connectify will simply make this operation, totally secure. Anyone (with encryption information) can then connect wirelessly to your computer acting as a gateway and thus to the Internet.
Note that Connectify also allows you to share your WiFi with others, even if you're already using the wireless connection for Internet access.
Connectify 7 requires Windows to operate. It must be installed on your laptop. On computers that wish to connect to the access point, regardless of their system: Windows XP, Vista, Linux, iPhone, Windows Mobile, Android, etc.. Download and install Connectify:
Connectify is free software you can download from the repository PC Tips. Connectify will allow you to turn your computer on Windows 7 in WiFi access point.
- Download Connectify from here.
- Select a folder to save Connectify in Downloads for example, and click Save.
- Once the download is complete, click Run.
- In the wizard that opens, click the button I agree.
- Click the Next button and then click Finish.