Suppose you have a broadband connection in your laptop and you want to share the Internet with other laptops or smartphones. TRiX HUB already wrote How to Use Your Android Phone as a Wi-Fi Hotspot for Free. But If you want to share your broadband Internet connection on all devices including laptops and mobile devices, you will have to create virtual wifi hotspot in windows based laptop.
There are many tools available which can be used to setup a wifi hotspot in windows systems. I have compiled few tools and adding 3 tools in this post that worked best for me.
Virtual Router is an opensource tool that can create a virtual software based router on Windows 8, Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2. By using Virtual Router, you can easily share your internet connection with any wifi device. This tool is easy to use. Just download it from the official website and then install it in your computer. Create a new network and select which connection you want to share.
Virtual WiFi Router is also a nice tool to create wifi hotspot. you can create wifi hotspot for Wifi reverse tethering for wifi supported mobile and laptops. Convert your windows PC into a wifi hotsport for free of cost with this easy to use tool.
MHotspot is another nice tool that can create a virtual router in Windows systems. If you want to share Wifi with your smartphone, tablet or any other laptop, this tool can help you. This tool also have ability to repair your driver in case not supporting virtual routing. I personally use this tool for sharing my internet connection with my Android phone.
You can use any software for creating wifi hotspot free. And share your internet connection.