Computer and Internet are complementary for each other. Nowadays an individual who owns a computer wants to have Internet connection. If he has not Internet connection, he is not in the rest till Internet is not accessed.
Connection between Internet and computer is a great issue. In order to Internet activation, many new ways are being discovered day by day. Today I will talk about how to enable WiFi Access point in Widows 8 from the command Prompt.
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Press shortcut Window key + X and choose Command prompt (admin) from the drop down.
Netsh wlan show drivers
View details of wireless device and driver. This command must show this option – Hosted network supported – yes.
Now type another command to build wireless restrictions like insert SSID name, correct Passkey and set up wireless connection.
Netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=myssid key=password
mywifi key in place of myssid key and abcedef1234 in place of the password on the command prompt window.
SSID – It denotes your network name.
password – wireless network key or Passkey
When you type following command, it starts to show wireless hosted connection message.
Netsh wlan start hostednetwork
netsh wlan show hostednetwork
This command is used to find out complete details of the active wireless connection like total number of the connected computer and many more.
Thus, you have successfully configured wireless connection in your Windows 8 laptop from WiFi access point. Now you are ready to start transfer files or Internet over a wireless network.