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 Post subject: Win7 freeware turns laptop into wifi access point
 Post Posted: Mon Dec 21, 2009 12:34 pm 
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Sure it is an old article that just caught my eye, but I found it interesting. You could use an old laptop if it will run Win7 or set up a temp. wifi spot for a gathering. Connectify [software web site]

Unfinished Windows 7 Feature Turns Laptops Into Wi-Fi Hotspots

by Gregg Keizer, Computerworld
PC World

Oct. 30, 2009

A Philadelphia developer has rooted out an unfinished feature of Windows 7 that turns any laptop into a wireless access point, allowing other Wi-Fi-enabled devices to share the connection without special software.

Nomadio, which specializes in military network consulting and development, used the new "Virtual Wi-Fi" feature in Windows 7 to create Connectify, a free application .... [Article continues at headline link above.]


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