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.
Chrome blocks download from official site. Use Sourceforge download: https://sourceforge.net/projects/virtualrouterpl/
mHotspot is a completely free software which converts your windows 7 & 8 laptop into a virtual wifi router and creates a secure wifi hotspot.Bundleware
The installer contains Opencandy. If you want to install it, DECLINE all the other softwares in all the steps of the downloader.
It can turn your Windows 7 PC (when equipped with a WiFi card) into a WiFi router. Windows 7 has an option to create AdHoc networks but devices like phones and tablets will not be able to connect to this network.
The installer version is bundled with a malware toolbar. The simple version WITHOUT the installer is clean: download it.
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...
Win Hotspot is portable WiFi hotspot application has inbuilt WiFi Scanner to list Channel ,Signal % etc.Warning
may contain malware such as : PUP.Optional.Adtool PUP.Optional.Somoto.A PUP.Optional.Somoto.A (x2) PUP.Optional.DeltaTB PUP.Optional.OpenCandy & may install itself in startup
hostapd is a user space daemon for access point and authentication servers. It implements IEEE 802.11 access point management, IEEE 802.1X/WPA/WPA2/EAP Authenticators, RADIUS client, EAP server, and RADIUS authentication server.