Virtual WiFi Router is a good application that helps users create wireless hubs using their computer or laptop. The only requirement is to have a Wi-Fi capable device connected to the PC. Although there is a similar feature included in the latest Windows operating system, the lack of customization features makes it difficult to work with and users who want more flexibility can check out this free tool. The interface is simple and straightforward, containing various information about the created hotspot.
The settings tab features the most important information and here, a user can easily customize his wireless network. The name of it can be changed in order to make it distinct from others in the area, while the password field is extremely useful. Many home users that have wireless networks like them protected and using a password will definitely keep away unwanted visitors. If there are various connections available that can be shared, all of them will be displayed for the user to choose one of them. Each will have its speed measured so the best one can be chosen in order to be shared in a wireless form.
The other tab of the interface will show the status of the wireless network. This way, the hotspot can be easily monitored, as every IP address that connects to it will be displayed. Log files are saved whenever the hotspot is turned on and this way, users can troubleshoot various issues that might appear. However, this is not a hard task to do because the Help file is comprehensive and provides information on how to deal with certain problems. Moreover, besides working as a simple wireless network provider, this application can also boost the range of the current Wi-Fi network that is being used, allowing for a larger area coverage and better signal.