Best Softwares To Make WiFi Hotspot On Windows 10/8.1 PC/Laptop

These days everyone has a WiFi enabled smartphone. Many smart people like you, are thinking to share their PC or Laptop Internet connection. It’s an excellent idea because this will reduce our data cost a lot.

It’s not only about the cost, and then you can share your Internet connection(LAN) with all your devices. This will be very useful when you have multiple Desktops and WiFi enabled tablets and iPads.

WiFi Hotspot Windows 7

Creating WiFi hotspot in your PC is very easy if you can get it right. I have already written two articles about this, but those methods are little tricky. Many Windows users are feeling a bit difficulty with previous methods because those methods have to be done manually with command prompt.

Now, I will tell you the best software to turn your Windows PC  into WiFi hotspot enable router. Before writing this article, I have tried some software, but I found two useful software. Anyway, I will share more than two here. If possible, try all of them and let me know which is your favorite one.

Softwares to create WiFi Hotspot in Windows 8.1, Windows 10 PC/Laptop

Connectify Hotspot Pro

There are a lot of software available on the Internet to make a hotspot, but this is the best and easiest way to create a WiFi hotspot in Windows 8.1 or Windows 7/8.

  • I have been using this software for last three years.
  • You don’t need to have the technical knowledge to use this software. Just download & install like any other windows software and reboot your Windows laptop or PC.
  • Then open Connectify hotspot pro and start hotspot.
  • You can see the step by step article and download link to create the wifi hotspot using Connectify in Windows.

Only worst part of this excellent software is it’s not a free software you have to buy it. If you can afford $30, then buy this awesome software and help developers. If you can’t afford that much money for software, as usual, you can download it from the Internet.


I know everyone cannot buy software for $30. If you are looking for the alternative method, this is probably the best I can say.

  • This is also one of the best software and very easy to use.
  • You can create a hotspot in Windows 8 or Windows 7 as per official website, but I have tested this on windows 8.1 also it’s working fine.
  • Download this software from here >> link to download
  • Install this software and open it you will see a prompt like in below.
  • There you can change hotspot name and password.

Mypublicwifi Hotspot software

While opening this software, open it as Administrator. Right click on the software on a desktop or in Windows search then click on Run as Administrator.

Virtual Router

This is another software to make WiFi hotspot in Windows 8.1 0r Windows 7/8  PC/Laptop.

  • You can download this software for free, but it contains the virus.
  • I hate this software because it contains malicious Adware in it. Never install this software on your PC.

I have tested this software three months back at that time it was full of Adware. If you are using this software, let me know your opinion.


Thinix also a good software but it is not free software. It is available for 7-day free trial version, but I think we don’t this because we already have Connectify if we want to buy software. If you need a free one, you can go for MyPublicWiFi.

Still, there are a lot of software are there, but many of them are not working properly. I hope this tutorial helped you don’t forget to share this tutorial and let me know if you have any other best software.

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