new version of connectify out now!

An update has been released that made connectify even more easier to setup. it now comes with a set by step wizard to help you setup your internet sharing.

here are the changes introduced for connectify 1.2:

  • Improved Ad Hoc Support: By popular demand, Ad Hoc now supports "Open" (no encryption) mode.
  • Connectify Easy Setup Wizard: Connectify gets even easier to start with thanks to our new simple to use wizard walks you through your first setup of your network, and helps explain the process and options.
  • Improved User Interface: The Connectify window stays visible until you minimize it (so you can keep it up to watch devices connect, if you desire), and there are improved messages and tool tips throughout the program.
  • More Statistics: The tool tip on the Clients now reveal even more information: how many times the device has connected, the total time that they've been connected, and their MAC addresses.

    Stuff you need to install connectify

    1. A laptop, desktop or computer running Windows 7 and has wifi

    (Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, both in either 32 or 64 bits.) be warned, Windows 7 Starter Edition IS NOT SUPPORTED!

    2. Smartbro (prepaid or postpaid)

    3. Connectify software which you can download here

    Installing and setting up connectify

    1. download connectify here

    2. double-click to install

    3. run connectify

    4. put a wifi name (can be anything you like)

    5. put password

    6. in the internet box, click the drop down blox and choose smartbro

    7. in the wifi box choose Access Point, WPA2-PSK if you want it to run in adhoc mode choose AdHoc

    When it is run in "Access Point" mode, Connectify is a real Wi-Fi Access Point running on your computer. Any device that can connect to a regular access point, can connect to a Connectify Hotspot, with no special setup or software required. When Connectify is run in "Ad Hoc" mode it sets everything up for you (Wireless card, Internet sharing, firewall, etc.) in one click. It also provides advanced features like showing you what computers are connected to your network, and letting you right click them to Explore their shared drives and printers.
    8. click the "Start Connectify button" to run connectify

    9. in your other computers, open wireless connections and then connect to your connectify hotspot -- the one with your wifi name. You can connect up to more than 20 computers without much speed loss (tested during a recent conference where we set up connectify to connect 30+ participants to SUN wireless)

    10. and voila! happy surfing....

    11. if things didnt turn out well, then head over to the connectify support page here..

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