Setting Up Wifi Hotspot for Mobile Development

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Virtual Router allows you to set up a WiFi hotspot from your Windows 7 machine. Or you can do the same from the command line without any extra software.

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netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ???ssid=yourssidhere??? ???key=yourpasswordhere??? keyUsage=persistent
netsh wlan start hostednetwork

Check that a Virtual WiFi miniport adaptor has been created, right click on your LAN connection and select ‘Sharing’ > ‘Allow’. Then select the adaptor you have just created.

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