Windows 10: Changing the wifi channel of a adhoc windows 10 hosted network

  1.    21 Jul 2017 #1

    Changing the wifi channel of a adhoc windows 10 hosted network

    I have created a ad-hoc network from windows 10, I have been using it for almost a year with no complications. Recently I bought a cheap laptop and installed cloudready, for some reason it can't recognize wireless channel 1 but can recognize 6. So I wanted to change the channel of my ad-hoc network.The things I have done:
    • Tried changing it from the advance tab the option does not exist.
    • Searched the internet for a similar issue, found one at StackOverflow decided on using the solution given by @not2qubit -
    • I decided on enabling the option from the inf file
    • Tried finding the .inf file from cmd using this,
    • Code:
      netsh wlan show all
    • received this,

     Driver                    : Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165    Vendor                    : Intel Corporation    Provider                  : Intel    Date                      : 17.05.2017    Version                   :    INF file                  : ????
    • Seeing the inf file directory was ???? I found the driver my device was using from device manager and used DriverExtractor to confirm it was the same inf file.
    • Searched the inf file for `adhocchannelselect.reg` and `adhoc` didn't return any results.

    Appreciate any and all help.The solution can be completely different than the one I am trying to use, as long as it works. The device I am using is MSI GE72 6QF Apache Pro laptop..I am using the latest version of windows 10.I am using the latest wireless drivers from intel for my device(intel AC 3165).
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  2.    24 Jul 2017 #2

    I am a newbie in this forum so I don't know if I can bump the thread or not, but I am doing it regardless with this post. *sigh* should have stopped at the bump.
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