Windows 10: Hosted Network couldn't be started

  1.    18 Sep 2016 #1

    Hosted Network couldn't be started


    I am trying to make my laptop act as a wifi router following this tutorial: Create Wi-Fi Hotspot in Windows 10 using Command Prompt - Technical Notes

    however, in step two an error occurs stating that "The hosted network couldn't be started."

    does anyone have an idea how to solve this problem?

    Thanks a lot!
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  2. sml156's Avatar
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    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       18 Sep 2016 #2

    Have you checked to make sure your WiFi card supports hosted network feature in Windows 10.

    Open a command prompt and copy and paste the command below.
    netsh wlan show drivers
    In the output Hosted network supported : Yes ------ means that your computer supports hosted networks.
    If it say's No ------ you will have to get a USB WiFi stick that will support it.

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    The site that you got the tutorial from has an update for your problem, Try it and see if it works
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