No internet access through win 8 hosted network



I created a hosted network within windows 8 and all seems fine but other clients connecting never get an internet connection. Their wireless connection simply shows limited connectivity. I've tried another windows 8 laptop and an adroid phone. This worked previously on a different windows 8 laptop and I've ensured that all the settings are the same.


My wired ethernet connection has the 'allow other network users to connect...' checked. The drivers state that hostednetwork mode is allowed. There were no errors on startup and the other clients get an IP address fine, they just don't have internet connectivity. Please help.


I've tried disabling and enabling the wireless adapter on host and client as well as the hosted virtual network adapter. I'm losing patience as I really need to share this internet connection with other clients wirelessly.


Many thanks in advance for any suggestions.


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Last updated February 13, 2019 Views 1,061 Applies to:



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Abdul Raqeeb Kola
Former Microsoft Senior Support Engineer/ Sr. Blogger

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