A Hotspot allows other devices to connect to the internet via a connection. Hotspots are often found in places like coffee shops, libraries and other public places. Here's how to create the same type of connection using your Windows computer. Turning your wired Windows desktop or laptop into a Hotspot lets your connection be shared with other devices - mobile and otherwise. In this article you'll find three native Windows tools and six programs you can use to create a HotSpot. The native Windows tools in this article are written for Windows 10. Check out this article for similar directions using earlier Windows versions. Some of the tools mentioned in the main article work with Windows 7 and 8 (or earlier). Check the tool you want to try for compatibility with your version of Windows.
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