How to enable or disable a wireless Hosted Network in Windows 10

Windows 10 Guide

Here we will see the process to enable or disable a wireless Hosted Network in Windows 10. Windows 10 has a feature called Hosted Network. This feature allows us to turn the PC into a wireless hotspot. Hosted Network is is included with the Netsh (Network Shell) command-line utility. It helps to create a virtual wireless adapter or “Virtual Wi-Fi”.

Here are providing you steps on How to enable or disable a wireless Hosted Network in Windows 10. If you want to temporarily disable other devices to connect to the Windows 10 Wireless Hotspot, follow the steps below.

How to enable or disable a wireless Hosted Network in Windows 10

How to disable the wireless hotspot:

  1. Open Command Prompt as admin
  2. Type either one of the following 2 commands:
    • NETSH WLAN stop hostednetwork
    • NETSH WLAN set hostednetwork mode=allow
  3. Press Enter

How to enable the wireless hotspot:

  1. Open Command Prompt as admin
  2. Type either one of the following 2 commands:
    • NETSH WLAN start hostednetwork
    • NETSH WLAN set hostednetwork mode= disallow
  3. Press Enter

That was all about how to enable or disable a wireless Hosted Network in Windows 10. Check out more:
How to turn your Windows 10 PC into a wireless hotspot
How to view or change a Hosted Network settings in Windows 10