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HostedNetworkStarter Alternatives

HostedNetworkStarter is described as 'simple tool for Windows 7 and later that allows you to easily create a wifi hotspot with your wireless network adapter, using the Wifi hosted network feature of Windows operating system' and is an app in the network & admin category. There are six alternatives to HostedNetworkStarter for Windows, Windows Mobile, Android and Windows Phone. The best alternative is Connectify Hotspot. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Virtual Router Plus or Omnify Hotspot. Other great apps like HostedNetworkStarter are mHotspot, Maryfi and Hotspot.

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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

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    Connectify Hotspot

    • Windows
    28 alternatives to Connectify Hotspot 

    With Connectify Hotspot, you can transform your PC into a real WiFi hotspot, and share your computer’s Internet connection as Wi-Fi with any other PC or mobile device.

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    1.  Wi-Fi SharingConnectify Hotspot can help you quickly share your Wi-Fi with your friends and colleagues.
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      Virtual Router Plus

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      28 alternatives to Virtual Router Plus 

      Improvements from Virtual Router :

      • Works on Windows 8 and Windows 2012
      • Solved the problem of "Virtual router could not be started"
      • No installation needed
      • Do not start background service so anything is under your control.
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      1.  PortableVirtual Router Plus can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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        Chrome blocks download from official site. Use Sourceforge download: https://sourceforge.net/projects/virtualrouterpl/

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      • Omnify Hotspot icon

        Omnify Hotspot

        • FreemiumProprietary
        • Windows
        16 alternatives to Omnify Hotspot 

        The best virtual router to turn your PC into a Wi-Fi hotspot & repeater. Share any Ethernet, Wi-Fi, VPN, tethered or 3G/4G LTE connection and remove advertisements on the web and in apps. Monitor network traffic of each connected device.

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        1.  Wi-Fi SharingOmnify Hotspot can help you quickly share your Wi-Fi with your friends and colleagues.
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        mHotspot

        • FreeProprietary
        • Windows
        • Android
        24 alternatives to mHotspot 

        mHotspot is a completely free software which converts your windows 7 & 8 laptop into a virtual wifi router and creates a secure wifi hotspot.

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        1.  PortablemHotspot can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
        2.  Wi-Fi SharingmHotspot can help you quickly share your Wi-Fi with your friends and colleagues.
          Bundleware

          The installer contains Opencandy. If you want to install it, DECLINE all the other softwares in all the steps of the downloader.

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          Maryfi

          • FreeProprietary
          • Windows
          29 alternatives to Maryfi 

          Maryfi is a free and easy to use software router for Windows 7 computers. With Maryfi, users can wirelessly share any Internet connection: a cable modem, a cellular card, or even another Wi-Fi network. Other Wi-Fi enabled devices including laptops, smart phones, music players...

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          Hotspot

          • FreemiumProprietary
          • Windows
          • Windows Mobile
          • Windows Phone
          22 alternatives to Hotspot 

          Turn on the portable WiFi Hotspot feature with a single touch. You can transform your PC into a real WiFi hotspot, and share your computer’s Internet connection as Wi-Fi with any other PC or mobile device.Available on Windows 10 Mobile and PC.

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          1.  Wi-Fi SharingHotspot can help you quickly share your Wi-Fi with your friends and colleagues.
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