Lazy configure wi-fi hotspot on Windows
The script needs to be run in a Powershell or a cmd session.
This script configures and starts a wi-fi hotspot on Windows.
Tested on Windows 10 x64.
#ps1 # How to set up: # http://lifehacker.com/turn-your-windows-10-computer-into-a-wi-fi-hotspot-1724762931 # How to debug: # http://stackoverflow.com/questions/18182084/cant-start-hostednetwork $password = "myverystr@ngp@ssw0rd" $SSID = "MyAwesomeHotspot" netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=$SSID key=$password netsh wlan start hostednetwork # if the start does not work, check in Device Manager, under Network Adapters, # the "Microsoft Hosted Network Virtual Adapter" to be enabled. # To make sure this adapter is shown, in Device Manager/View, click on # "Show hidden devices" # In order to have Internet connection, make sure you share the connection # which has Internet access with the local area connection of the type # "Microsoft Hosted Network Virtual Adapter", which has the name the SSID # you previously set.
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