The choice of a Wi-Fi adapter

Unlike laptops, which initially have a built-in fee for wireless access to data, computers require an additional network card or Wi-Fi adapter. To buy the device will need to apply to the appropriate Department of the computer shop. Most modern Wi-Fi adapters and network cards allow for the distribution of wireless Internet.

When choosing the device pay attention to its speed characteristics. If you use the adapter for Internet sharing, you will need a device with a higher data transmission rate (e.g., 300 Mbps). Important is the availability of an additional antenna that can be connected to the adapter to increase the coverage area of the Wi-Fi network. When buying, pay attention to the products of famous brands (e.g., TP-Link, ASUS, Zyxel or D-Link).

More expensive and effective method to create a computer access point is a network card Wi-Fi. It allows you to convert the signal similarly to ordinary routers, which are also sold in computer stores.

Internet sharing from PC

Once the desired equipment is to be installed in the computer (USB port), in accordance with the instructions supplied with the purchased device, you can start customizing Windows. Go to menu "start" - "control Panel" - "control Center network and sharing". You can also write the name of the desired menu item in the search bar after pressing "start".

In the list of proposed options, click on the link "setup Wizard connect and network." In the window that appears, select configure network the computer-computer", then click "Next". In the field "network Name", specify an arbitrary name for the network. Under "security Type" select WPA2-Personal, and set security Key set the password which must be entered on the other device to access the wireless network.

After specifying the desired parameters, click "Next" and click on the "share Internet connection". Then click on the "Close" button and go to menu "Edit sharing settings" in the left part of the window "control Center connection". Highlight the sections "Enable network discovery" "Turn on sharing for files and printers" and click "Save changes". Wi-Fi setup is complete and you can connect to the network using any portable device.