April 27, 2011


1. Go to Control Panel and click on Network Connections.

 Right click on the wireless connection and select properties.

3. Under the wireless networks tab check the box ‘Use Windows to configure my wireless network settings’.
4. Under Preferred networks click ‘Add’.
5. In the Network Name (SSID) box enter the name of your Wi-Fi network that you want to create.
6. Under Network Sharing, select the shared option. If you want your Wi-Fi connection to be encrypted then select WEP under data encryption.
7. Enter the password for your Wi-Fi network in the network key box and the confirm network key box. Click ‘ok’.
8.  Now you should the created Wi-Fi network in the box called preferred networks.
9. Click on Advanced. Under Networks to Access, tick the option ‘Computer to Computer (ad hoc) networks only’ and click on Close.
10. Click ‘ok’ to close the window and apply all settings.

 Finally you need to change a setting in your wires internet connection. 

For this .:
1. Go to Network connections.
2. Right click on Local Network Connection and select properties.
3. Click on the Advanced tab.
4. Under Internet Connection Sharing, tick the box ‘Allow other network users to connect through this computers’ internet connection’. Make sure that the box underneath it is not selected. If you check the second option then someone else who can login can change the settings.
5. Click ‘ok’ to apply settings and close the box.
Now, you should be able to find the Wi-Fi network on any other computer that can connect to Wi-Fi.
How to setup Hotspot on Windows Vista .:
This article will help you convert your Vista based laptop in a Wireless Hotspot. Once you setup your laptop as Hotspot  you do not need a router, switch, hub, etc… to form a network, in fact other laptops or PC’s can connect or access the internet through this newly created Hotspot.
  1. Go to Control Panel
  2. Click on “Network and Sharing Centre”
  3. Under Tasks choose “Setup New Connection”
  4. Wireless “Ad-hoc network”
  5. Now type in a “Network Name”
  6. Choose “WEP” password if you don’t want to share the connection with the entire world
  7. Click “Internet connection sharing”
Now a Wi-Fi enabled machine will be able to connect to the network you have just setup with the WEP password

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