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vmaha2
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I bought a laptop which Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 wireless adapter. The problem is it doesn't support hosted network so I cannot create a hotspot

I bought a laptop which Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 wireless adapter. The problem is it doesn't support hosted network so I cannot create a hotspot and connect with my mobile.Is there any other way to create hotspot ?

here is the output of netsh wlan show driver

Interface name: Wi-Fi

Driver : Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165

Vendor : Intel Corporation

Provider : Intel

Date : 30-Dec-15

Version : 18.32.1.2

INF file : C:\WINDOWS\INF\oem8.inf

Files : 2 total

C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\Netwtw02.sys

C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\Netwfw02.dat

Type : Native Wi-Fi Driver

Radio types supported : 802.11b 802.11g 802.11n 802.11a 802.11ac

FIPS 140-2 mode supported : Yes

802.11w Management Frame Protection supported : Yes

Hosted network supported : No

Authentication and cipher supported in infrastructure mode:

Open None

Open WEP-40bit

Open WEP-104bit

Open WEP

WPA-Enterprise TKIP

WPA-Enterprise CCMP

WPA-Personal TKIP

WPA-Personal CCMP

WPA2-Enterprise TKIP

WPA2-Enterprise CCMP

WPA2-Personal TKIP

WPA2-Personal CCMP

Open Vendor defined

Vendor defined Vendor defined

Wireless Display Supported: Yes (Graphics Driver: Yes, Wi-Fi Driver: Yes)

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ASouz7
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Equinox,

Although it might work, it is important that you know that Intel® Wireless Adapters were not designed for this feature.