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Editors' Review

by   / December 26, 2012

WeFi is a free Windows utility that helps you connect to open Wi-Fi hotspots. Sifting through the dozens of hot spots available sucks up valuable time that you could be using to work. It doesn't add much to the options already on Windows, but it is a very neat program to look at.

From the looks of it, this program seems like it's trying to be a Foursquare for Wi-Fi. It lays out hot spots on a map and gives you the opportunity to review and connect automatically to them. However, it doesn't do the best job of locating your computer on GPS. Plus, there aren't many businesses that actually use the program. You'll be lucky to find one or two WeFi businesses nearby. That doesn't mean it's a bad program, though. It has a very pleasing layout and will find non-WeFi-approved hot spots that you can connect on. You can do that without downloading the program, though. That and the random Facebook sign-in the program encourages make it seem a little pointless.

WeFi doesn't bring any exciting features or exclusive content to the table. If you want to connect to a handful of hot spots automatically or you frequent some businesses that use the program, it's worth downloading. Otherwise, there's not much here to be excited about.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 4.0.1.0

Version 4.0.1 adds a brand new interface, new connection modes, choose between automatic connection to any WiFi, approved WeSpots or only your favorite networks. Built in maps where you can see the WiFi coverage of your area. Facebook integration: You can use your Facebook login details to log on to WeFi.

General

Publisher WeFi
Publisher web site http://www.wefi.com/
Release Date November 10, 2010
Date Added November 10, 2010
Version 4.0.1.0

Category

Category Networking Software
Subcategory Wireless Networking Software

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7
Additional Requirements None

Download Information

File Size 11.62MB
File Name WeFiSetup_1_157_1_1538.exe

Popularity

Total Downloads 1,212,799
Downloads Last Week 5

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License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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