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    Hello all!

    I want to access internet on my Lumia 720 by creating a hotspot in my Windows 7 laptop.

    I just bought Lumia 720(Black) a few days ago. Just 2 days back I told my friend to create a hotspot on his iPhone 4. I had to go to advanced in WiFi and add his SSID manually to access it. It worked and I was able to access internet. But yesterday it was able to connect to my friends hotspot and displayed this message: "Your phone couldn't connect reach the WiFi network ABC."

    Yesterday night at home I created a hotspot on my laptop successfully. But when I tried to connect to it the following message was displayed: "Your phone couldn't connect to the WiFi network XYZ because there was no response from the network. Please try again later."

    I've created hotspot on my laptop using all known methods out there. Created adhoc, used Connectify and Virtual Router Plus but the same message is displayed. My internet connection laptop is a secure Broadband(PPPoE) wired connection.

    Help me out as soon as possible. I wanted to download a lot of apps this weekend as I am free
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    Have you checked your internet connectivity? It might be a network problem, not your phone.
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    I do this all the time and only virtual router work with smartphones.

    here is how I do it:
    open notepad
    copy and paste this:

    netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=WP8 key=password keyUsage=persistent
    netsh wlan start hostednetwork

    save it to .bat file and run as administrator

    then you have to share you wired connection with the created virtual adapter (Local Area Connection xx)

    and to stop it
    create this .bat file:

    netsh wlan stop hostednetwork


    let me know if it works

    note: you should not connect to any wireless network when virtual router is running
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    Have you checked your internet connectivity? It might be a network problem, not your phone.
    Yes, I have internet access on my laptop that is how I am replying you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hacer619 View Post
    I do this all the time and only virtual router work with smartphones.

    here is how I do it:
    open notepad
    copy and paste this:

    netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=WP8 key=password keyUsage=persistent
    netsh wlan start hostednetwork

    save it to .bat file and run as administrator

    then you have to share you wired connection with the created virtual adapter (Local Area Connection xx)

    and to stop it
    create this .bat file:

    netsh wlan stop hostednetwork


    let me know if it works

    note: you should not connect to any wireless network when virtual router is running
    I tried this approach too but no luck
    The new connection created after running .bat file shows No Internet Access. Is that cool? Also what should be the IP Address of the Wireless connection? And Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter is the Written below the Wireless Connection 38. Hope these details can give you something to solve my issue.
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    I forgot one thing.And yes you have to share your broadband internet connection with wireless connection 38 after you run .bat file (right click on broadband connection properties, sharing and choose wireless connection 38).After sharing you will get limited or no connectivity, just use the other .bat file to stop the virtual router and then start it again with the other .bat fileAlso I use a broadband connection but with a USB modem, its software and drivers create two connection one for the modem to communicate with pc and one for the computer to access the internet, I had the same problem but figured that I was using the wrong connection, as soon as I shared from the other connection I got internet working thru virtual router. If you are using a modem check the connection.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hacer619 View Post
    I forgot one thing.And yes you have to share your broadband internet connection with wireless connection 38 after you run .bat file (right click on broadband connection properties, sharing and choose wireless connection 38).After sharing you will get limited or no connectivity, just use the other .bat file to stop the virtual router and then start it again with the other .bat fileAlso I use a broadband connection but with a USB modem, its software and drivers create two connection one for the modem to communicate with pc and one for the computer to access the internet, I had the same problem but figured that I was using the wrong connection, as soon as I shared from the other connection I got internet working thru virtual router. If you are using a modem check the connection.
    Its not working :(
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    Quote Originally Posted by TorrentJunkie View Post
    I tried this approach too but no luck
    The new connection created after running .bat file shows No Internet Access. Is that cool? Also what should be the IP Address of the Wireless connection? And Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter is the Written below the Wireless Connection 38. Hope these details can give you something to solve my issue.
    Can there be a issue due to the ISP of my wired connection?
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    i bought my lumia a few days bak, tried connecting it to the wifi modem at home ...... It wont connect i use wifi to connect the same modem to my laptop and PS3 .....I have checked with WPA, WPA2 and also turning of encryption...
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    Anybody found a way to make this work... My phone can connect to the WiFi hotspot created but not to the internet ....
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    hey try the mHotspot. it works! download here: mHotspot - Turn your laptop into wifi hotspot
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    Quote Originally Posted by mvmsk View Post
    hey try the mHotspot. it works! download here: mHotspot - Turn your laptop into wifi hotspot



    Had already tried it... Doesn't work for me...
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    You can try Connectify
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    I bought a lumia 925. It can connect to the hotspot created on my laptop but cannot connect to the internet. Please help..!!!
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    Same here...

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    same here, after updating mu lumia 720 to Amber cant connect to hotspots , but can connect to normal wifi
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    Got Lumia 800 and having the same issue...
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    OK guys, found the solution to this Problem! I am using Lumia 800 and have windows 7 on my laptop. What i did was i went to 'Network and sharing centre', Clicked on my actual internet connection (which is giving my laptop internet) clicked 'Properties' > clicked 'Sharing' tab> clicked 'settings' button next to ICS (internet connection sharing) and then chequed all the boxes except 'Remote desktop', and clicked 'Apply' and closed it. Next i restarted the 'Virtual Router Manger 1.0', created a hotspot and this time, My lumia got connected to it!!! :D
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    Hi.I checked the options in setting of ICS and I was able to connect Lumia 720 to the wifi hotspot on my laptop. But I wasn't able to access the internet!!!
    I used softwares---> VIRTUALPRIVATE Manager, www.virtualaccesspoint.org, connectify.
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    ok. but were u able to access the internet????
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    It's good news for Lumia users...i'm also.....
    want connect wifi hostpot of ur laptop ??
    r u tired by using lots of softwares ????


    use this n get 1000000000 % solution of it.....
    Connectify - Turn your PC into a Wi-Fi Hotspot and Get Faster Internet
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    It's good news for Lumia users...i'm also.....
    want connect wifi hostpot of ur laptop ??
    r u tired by using lots of softwares ????


    use this n get 1000000000 % solution of it.....
    Connectify - Turn your PC into a Wi-Fi Hotspot and Get Faster Internet
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    M using connectify to connect my lumia 730... but only able to connect to wifi.. it still says your phone cannot access the internet...
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    Been using connectify for more than a year to connect my Lumia 720 and my wife's 520 to the internet and has not had any problem except when my internet from the usb modem is down. Just make sure you select the correct internet to share and all will be well
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