Setting up a hotspot

thekilljoy

Active Member
I have just set up a hotspot on my windows 7 laptop as per the instructions below:


Everything looks fine and when i look at my list of WIFIs I see the Hotspot with the expected message "Waiting for Users"

However when I try to log on to it from another laptop I get "unable to Connect to this network" and the icon looks like this

IMG_20210429_175621120.jpg
 

next010

Distinguished Member
Try this alternative, the base version of connectify hotspot is free and can do wifi/ethernet sharing.

The only thing I can think of with the built in win 7 system is double check you set the security as WPA2.
 

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