Often we are wonder how to set up our home or office Wi-Fi Network. If not set up properly your Wireless Router Network wont work good at all parts of the area and the signal strength will vary according to the distance you are away form the Router. Also there are many users who rely on Wired Modems and are not able to connect their Wi-Fi device like a Smartphone or a Laptop to use the Internet Connection they have on PC. For all those users this is surely going to be a very handy trick. You can now turn your PC with a Internet Connection into a Virtual Wireless Router easily using the Virtual Wireless Router app.
Virtual Wireless Router is a portable application which allows you to do reverse tethering in your PC and Wi-Fi network and allow other Wi-Fi devices to use the Internet Connection your PC is connected to.
To Setup Virtual Wireless Router just follow these simple steps :
Step 1: Before running and using the App you will first have to do some tweaks in your Windows settings. If you are using Windows 7 go to Control –> Panel –> Uninstall a Program –> Turn Windows features on or off.
Step 2: Now in the dialog box that pops up scroll down to Microsoft .NET Framework and enable Windows Communication Foundation (both HTTP and Non HTTP) Activation options.
Step 3: Now once you are done with the previous step you have to customize your Network Card properties. Just go to Network and Sharing Center –> Change Adapter Settings, click Properties and go to Sharing (tab). Allow other users to connect your network.
Step 4: Now launch the Virtual Wi-Fi Router and select the Network Card Interface you want to use from the drop down menu.
Step 5 : Click on Configure and enter the Name and Password of the Wi-Fi Network you want to create. Click Start to enable your Wi-Fi hotspot.
Thats it in these 5 simple steps you have now converted your Computer into a Virtual Wi-Fi Router. Now anyone with the password you have assigned can now access and browse Internet using your Wi-Fi Network. Very handy to use your phone or laptop in the network.
Virtual Wi-Fi Router is compatible with Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008.