Top 2 Simple Ways to Share a Laptop Wifi/LAN Internet Connection

From experience and research I know a vast majority of internet users especially non computer or internet savvy techie have problems trying to do a simple internet connection sharing with friends in school, in office or even with family at home.

With this simple Wifi and LAN internet connection sharing post, you are going to learn windows XP and Windows 7 wireless internet connection sharing. If your laptop has inbuilt or external wireless (WI-FI) device you can use it to share your internet  with as many pc users that you want within the Wifi signal reach range

My 2 Top Free Easy-to-use Software for Internet Connection Sharing over Wifi and LAN

1. Connectify
2. Virtual Access Point (VAP)

I dont want to bug you with any daunting PC set-up or configuration terms and language, the easiest way to go is download either Virtual Access Point or Connectify Virtual Access Point

I am going to assign each of the software simple set-up guide to each of the two operating systems

Windows 7 Wireless Internet Connection Sharing Tips  Using Connectify

Download connectify pro software full free download version Click here

After a successful download, run and install the software. Name your Hotspot and set a password for it. Select the internet connection you intend sharing from

wifi-sharing

Select connection type Wifi/LAN from the “Advance” tab

Then select “Security Mode” as Ad-Hoc, WEP

After successfully setting up your connectify software, then open “Properties” of your internet connection. Click on Sharing, tick any of the following boxes as seen in the image snapshot below

wifi-internet-connection

Windows XP WiFi/LAN Internet Connection Sharing Tips using VAP Software

Download and run Virtual Access point full free version Click Here

After successful installation of the Virtual Access Point Software (VAP), click on the tab “Share My Internet”

Thereafter, you will need to select the internet connection that you want to share from, then select the LAN/Wireless link as seen in the image snapshot below

VAP-Wifi-Sharing

Assuming you are using Airtel internet connection service and you need to share  it with frinds, love ones or relations over your Wifi/LAN device, after configuring your VAP internet sharing software above, you are going to need to click and open the Airtel internet connection sharing, click “properties”, then click “Sharing” button, tick the three boxes bearing

“Allow other network users to connect through this computer’s internet connection”

Select, “Wireless internet connection” from the drop down menu

Establish a dial-up connection whenever a computer on my network attempts to access the internet”

Lastly, tick untick “Allow network users to control or disable the shared internet connection” as it pleases you

Then click “Start Sharing

Please see the 2nd image above for guide

Other important Wi-fi Connection Sharing tools includes

  • Wi-Fi AP discovery tools
  • Wi-fi connection managers
  • Wi-fi raw packet capture tools
  • wi-fi traffic analyzers
  • Vowifi traffic and Qos analyzers
  • Wi-fi predictive planning tools
  • wi-fi site survey heatmapping tools
  • Bluetooth security tools
  • Mobile Wi-fi spectrum analyzers
  • Wi-fi endpoint security clients
  • Wi-fi intrusion detection and prevention systems
  • wi-fi vulnerability scanners and assessment toolkits

and they all and many more can be gotten from this site

http://www.corecom.com/html/wlan_tools.html

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