How to use a laptop as a Wi-Fi access point
Using your laptop as Wi-Fi access point
In some cases you may need to access shared network folders on your laptop or your PC but you do not have
a wireless Wi-Fi access point or a router. For example you may want to download the photos from your
smartphone to your laptop via the myExplorer application.
In such cases you may configure your laptop (or you PC, if it has
a Wi-Fi network adapter) to serve as Wi-Fi access point.
The configuration steps depend on the type and version of your operating system:
For Windows Vista, Windows XP and Mac OS X: