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Free WiFi Hotspot

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Download Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Good
Average User Rating:
out of 14 votes out of 1 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.6.9
  • Total Downloads:
    1,033,161
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 18, 2015
  • Price:
    Free

Editors' Review

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Free WiFi Hotspot 3 creates password-protected Wi-Fi hotspots that share your laptop or PC's Internet connection. Just set the SSID and password and click Start to turn your wireless card into a virtual Wi-Fi router. You can share any available connection with your phone, tablet, and other Wi-Fi gadgets or a roomful of laptops, depending on your host computer's capabilities.

Pros

Basic layout: Free WiFi Hotspot 3's user interface isn't much bigger or more attractive than the average pop-up yet manages to include Hotspot Name and Password fields, Start and Stop buttons, Network Connections, and more.

Password protection: Passwords are required, but not optional -- greatly enhancing security.

Multiple networks: If your laptop or PC has more than one network connection, you can choose which one to share from a drop-down menu.

Info and Help: Clicking Info displays the hosted network's settings, while the Help button accesses online tutorials (including videos) describing how to create, share, and protect Wi-Fi hotspots.

Cons

Special offers: Updating the application triggered a seemingly endless succession of "special offers" and other downloads that we could accept or decline with varying degrees of difficulty. Optional downloads in freeware are commonplace, but Free Wi-Fi Hotspot 3 had more than we'd ever seen.

Bottom Line

Free WiFi Hotspot 3 does a good job of sharing available connections. It's not a true router when it comes to range, power, and security, but it's a great way to share your network connection among phones, tablets, and other devices.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Did a fine work"

November 24, 2015  |  By MuraTurtle

2015-11-24 19:41:34  |  By MuraTurtle

 |  Version: Free WiFi Hotspot 3.6.9

Pros

Helps build wifi easily on my laptop. Can recognize most of my connections.

Cons

Not that fast but enough for my routine.

Summary

Downloaded this app last night and it surely did the trick. The ID and password can be changed and I used my ipad and android phone to access it. It's not necessary when you have a wifi router that's faster, but if not, it could save the day.

It is easy enough for people like me. I don't actually need to know a lot but just know how to choose the network type in the menu. For people who don't know about network, I think they could try them all to find out.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.6.9
Version 3.6.9 may include unspecified updates, enhancements or bug fixes.
General
Publisher NITBits
Publisher web site http://www.wave-max.com/
Release Date November 17, 2015
Date Added November 18, 2015
Version 3.6.9
Category
Category Networking Software
Subcategory Wireless Networking Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8/10
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 1.19MB
File Name FreeWiFiHotspot-CNET.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,033,161
Downloads Last Week 9,485
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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