WiFi Sharing Manager Alternatives

    WiFi Sharing Manager is described as 'easy-to-use handy software that turns any WLAN-connected laptop into a LAN router (or called "Gateway"). And your second computer which lacks wireless adapter can connect to Internet by its sharing'. There are eight alternatives to WiFi Sharing Manager for Windows and Android. The best alternative is Virtual Router Plus, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like WiFi Sharing Manager are Connectify Hotspot (Paid), mHotspot (Free), Virtual Wifi Router Version 2 (Free) and Winhotspot (Free).

    This page was last updated Oct 11, 2018

    1. 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

      Warning

      Chrome blocks download from official site. Use Sourceforge download: https://sourceforge.net/projects/virtualrouterpl/

    2. 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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    3. 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.

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    4. 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.

      Warning

      The installer version is bundled with a malware toolbar. The simple version WITHOUT the installer is clean: download it.

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    5. Win Hotspot is portable WiFi hotspot application has inbuilt WiFi Scanner to list Channel ,Signal % etc. It Also has bandwidth meter and WiFi Repair Tools. Please Update to version 1.2, Internet sharing bug has been fixed.

      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

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      • Windows
      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.
    6. Wifi hotspot will turn your wifi enabled Windows 7 laptop or PC into a virtual router that will let other wireless devices such as, laptops, smartphones, PDAs, tablet-pcs, Ipads, PS3 etc connect to your PC and use its internet connection.

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      Google Chrome: The site ahead contains malware.

      • Windows
      Maxidix HotSpot is a great tool that will help you to turn your PC into a fully functional HotSpot. Host infrastructure network, share Internet, boost weak WI-FI signal, save money on paid Internet spots and more.
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