Is my laptop or desktop compatible?

Almost every Windows 7 and 8 laptop/computer with a Wifi Adapter works with mHotspot. However, some laptops/computers (mostly with the following wifi adapters) might face problems. Don’t worry, we have excellent troubleshooting support.

Wifi Adapters with issues:

Belkin F5D7050UK

Belkin Wireless G MIMO devices

D-Link AirPlus G DWL-G122

Gigabyte GA-WPKG 802.11g

Intel 3945/4965,2200BG

Intel PRO Wireless Cards

Mac Book Builtin Broadcom

Zydas ZD1211



a) Windows Home Basic & Starter Edition might face a problem in internet sharing.

b) How to find WiFi adapter’s name:

  1. Open Device Manager.
  2. Click ‘View’ in the top menu bar and select ‘Show hidden Devices’
  3. Expand ‘Network Adapters’.

Find the device name containing “wireless” or “wifi” or “802.11”


How to access ‘Device Manager’?

Open Control panel. In the search box start typing “Device manager” (without quotes).

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