Create a Hotspot on Windows 7 with Connectify

Nowadays, hotspot is not luxury thing anymore. You know? Anyone can create a hotspot…!!! At this opportunity, I will try to share the steps to make hotspot simply by using a laptop/ notebook. Wanna know more…??? Check this out!

create hotspot

In fact, to create a hotspot by using the laptop/ notebook, there are lots of ways. Here I will share ways that I think the easiest and simplest steps. You can use a software named Connectify. Connectify only run on Windows 7, so if you use the other Windows, I’m sorry well.

Download Connectify Here

Equipment you’ll need:

* Internet Network
* Notebook/ Laptop
* Windows 7
* Connectify Software

Well, it just need a simple things, right? Don’t foget to install the software first.

Now, here we go starting to make a hotspot:

create hotspot
1. Wifi-Name: Fill in your hotspot name you want. (Example: Connectify-me)
2. Password: input your own password. The function is to secure your internet network from unresponsible people.
3. Internet: Select the source of your Internet connection that you share.
4. Wifi: Select "wireless network connection"
5. Mode: It depends on your wifi card, which already support your connection.
6. Click “Aplly settings
7. Then start hotspot
8. Done

P.S: Connectify can run only with following wifi card:

* AR5xxx/AR9xxx Atheros cards, driver version
* Broadcom 4310-series (in many Dell laptops)
* 4321AG/4322AG/43224AG Broadcom WLAN Adapter, driver version
* D-Link DWL-G510 AIRPLUS G Wireless PCI Adapter, driver version
* D-Link DWA-140 RangeBooster N USB Adapter, driver version
* Dell 1510 Wireless N adapter, Broadcom version, driver,
* Intel 5100/5300, WiFi Link 1000 BGN, driver version
* Linksys Dual-Band Wireless-N USB Network Adapter (WUSB600N), driver version
* Netgear WG311T 108 Mbit
* Ralink RT2870 (in many 802.11n USB dongles)
* Realtek rtl8187b (Win7 drivers ver.1178)
* Realtek RTL8187SE (with the drivers That Came with Windows 7)
* RTL8192u with Realtek 1370 (Beta)
* Sitecom Wireless USB Adapter 54g WL-608, with Ralink RT2870 drivers, version

It’s simple, isn’t it…??? Well, let’s try now…!!! :)

AND...NOW, I KNOW...!!!

(c) Written by: Nanda Firsta

Source: Own Experience


  1. cool...

    i will start to make my own wi-fi area.. :DD

    nice info..

  2. well, have fun with it.
    thanks for commenting, melissa.. :)

  3. ya really its cool, but often it's little bit buggier...
    Why am I seeing this page?

    You are connected to a Connectify powered hotspot but have entered an incorrect URL or are trying to access a page that is currently unavailable or no longer exists.

    The above message is what I get when i try to open many pages, even on opening some popular pages such as youtube,google i get that message as well.

  4. Hi i have WiFi Link 1000 BGN, driver version

    but still unable to use connectify.. it shows AP not supported and while clicking on start hot spot...
    it says wifi is disabled even though my wifi is on..

    laptop dell inspiron and OS win 7

    can you please help

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