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  About Us | Privacy Policy | Tip Us On News | Join Microsoft BizSpark HomeWindows WindowsWindows 8Windows 7 Activity Center Windows Server Windows Server 2012 Windows Server 2008 R2OfficeLive Windows LiveMobileWindows PhoneXbox 360ZuneApple iPhoneiPhone Activity CenteriPhone AppsiPhone Themes iPadiPad Activity CenteriPad Apps Mac OS XGoogleGoogle ServicesAndroidWebDevMoreAppsSprinkTurn Off LCDDrive Icon Changer Set Up Wireless Ad Hoc Internet Connection In Windows 8 | Redmond Piehttp://www.redmondpie.com/how-to-set-up-wireless-ad-hoc-internet-c...1 of 928/12/2013 05:46  221,574 people like this. LikeLike RP on About Us How To Set UpWireless Ad HocInternet ConnectionIn Windows 8 By Aatif  | December 10th, 2012AdvertisementsWindows 8 isn’t just missing the Start Orb or the ability to easily restart/shut down the PC; there are certainother elements that Microsoft either decided to bury deep within the settings, or omit altogether, when comparedwith Windows 7 and earlier iterations of the operating system. Among them is also the ability to easily createad-hoc using your current internet connection and . Essentially, an ad-hoc turns your PC into a virtual Wi-Fi , allowing other devices to connect to the internetthrough a shared internet connection, each with its own unique IP address. Until Windows 7, were a breeze, since there was an option to create one right in Management utility. With Windows8, the ability does exist; it’s just a little hard to achieve. In this article, we’ll guide you how to create a wirelessad hoc connection under Windows 8.The procedure outlined here makes use of Windows’ native Network Shell utility, deploying the wlan  commandwithin the utility to enable a hosted network that will, in turn, serve as your ad hoc connection. If all this soundsdaunting, fret not, for the actual procedure is fairly easy. Follow the steps outlined below, and you should begood to go.wireless networkswireless adapterwireless connectionrouterad hoc connectionsthe Network Set Up Wireless Ad Hoc Internet Connection In Windows 8 | Redmond Piehttp://www.redmondpie.com/how-to-set-up-wireless-ad-hoc-internet-c...2 of 928/12/2013 05:46  It should be noted that for this method to work, your network interface must be capable of supporting hostednetworks. It’s always advisable to update your network adapter to the latest drivers before doing this. Procedure Step 1: Launch an elevated command prompt under Windows 8 (one with administrator privileges).Step 2: Run the following command to verify that your network interface supports virtualization:netsh wlan show driversIf  Hosted network supported   says Yes, you’re all set. Otherwise, you need to upgrade your hardware, if thesoftware update doesn’t fix it.Step 3: Now, set up the ad hoc wireless network using this command. Replace the parts in markup tags with yourown choicesnetsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=<enter_network_name_here>key=<enter_password_here>Step 4: Until now, your hosted network has been created. Now, you need to start it. Use the command below:netsh wlan start hostednetwork Set Up Wireless Ad Hoc Internet Connection In Windows 8 | Redmond Piehttp://www.redmondpie.com/how-to-set-up-wireless-ad-hoc-internet-c...3 of 928/12/2013 05:46  Step 5: You’re all set, with just one thing remaining. If it’s not already enabled, you need to allow Internet (ICS) for your currently-active internet connection. Simply head over to Network & , and in the properties for the current internet connection, enable ICS. Make sure to select the ad hocconnection under connection .Now you can connect any device to the internet using the ad hoc wireless network with internet connectionsharing that you just created on your Windows 8 PC.Connection SharingSharingCenter  Home networking Set Up Wireless Ad Hoc Internet Connection In Windows 8 | Redmond Piehttp://www.redmondpie.com/how-to-set-up-wireless-ad-hoc-internet-c...4 of 928/12/2013 05:46
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