This tricks shows how to create a Access Point instead of ADHoc network on your Windows 7 in order to allow the user to create
For those user who need Android device to connect to ADHoc network, this is the best alternative way to connect internet through your laptop. NO ROOT Required
- Create a hosted network
run CMD as administrator, & type
netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=SSID key=PASSWORD
Open the Control Panel->Network & Internet->Network Connections
Right click the internet connection adapter & select Property, click Sharing tab, & tick allow other network users to connect through this computer’s internet connection. Select the connection name of Microsoft Virtual Wifi Miniport Adapter. Normally, it is namely “Wireless Network Connection 2” or “Wireless Network Connection 3”
In command prompt in step 1. type
netsh wlan start hostednetwork
This will create a Access Point instead of ADHoc & it is connectable by any Android Device.
In future, after you restart your computer, you can always run “netsh wlan start hostednetwork” to start the Access Point.
If you installed some third party VPN software it may breaks the connection, if you find you can connect to the network yet internet does not work, try to uninstall any third party VPN software & try again.