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Is My WIFI Router free and safe?


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#1 ak47b51c41

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Posted 17 March 2014 - 11:46 PM

Is My WIFI Router free and safe?My friend tell me I can switch my laptop into hotspot with My WIFI Router software,but I'm wondering is it safe and would it charge extra?


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Posted 18 March 2014 - 12:54 PM

I'm assuming this is the software you're asking about.

 

My first question would be why do you want to do this?

 

The only time I would want something like this would be in a hotel that charges for Internet access by device.

 

I don't have an opinion on this software



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Posted 18 March 2014 - 01:01 PM

According to the features section in My WiFi Router lite vs My WiFi Router Pro, only the Pro version appears not to have Ads...programs with Ads generally means adware.
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Posted 19 March 2014 - 11:24 AM

My question would be does it and how does it extend your range, to me it looks like something that allows you to grab others signal!


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Posted 19 March 2014 - 11:33 AM

My question would be does it and how does it extend your range, to me it looks like something that allows you to grab others signal!

Good point.

The My WiFi Router Blog has an article for "How to create virtual wifi hotspot 2014 with My WIFI Router".

At the bottom they say "This wifi hotspot can be connected to your iPhone, Android phones, iPad or [b]other laptops". So are they referring to your other laptop(s) or a laptop that belongs to someone else.
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Posted 19 March 2014 - 03:36 PM

I have been out all day with a tech buddy, in speaking with him he thinks it is nothing more than piggy back software that steals other peoples signal.


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Posted 19 March 2014 - 03:58 PM

Just found this: Softpedia Editor's Review for My WIFI Router

Softpedia is a reputable hosting site.
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Posted 28 March 2014 - 03:00 AM

Is My WIFI Router free and safe?My friend tell me I can switch my laptop into hotspot with My WIFI Router software,but I'm wondering is it safe and would it charge extra?

 

It if free, safe and it will not cost anything extra. I have used this myself along with many other similar software for a little project.

 

Insead of My Wi-Fi Router, you can use WiFi Hotspot which has no ads and is easier to use.

 

If you want to do this for a long time, then it can heat up your WiFi chip in laptop or WiFi USB adapter. So you may want to buy a WiFi router for long term use.

 

There are many cheap WiFi Routers that you can buy online. I recently bought TPLINK wifi router for around $12.



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Posted 28 March 2014 - 05:22 AM

I have a NetGear and D-Link.

You can get WiFi Routers at Wal-Mart, Best Buy, Stables, etc - see here.
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Posted 30 March 2014 - 05:22 AM

You don't have to download or buy any software to turn your wifi card into a soft WAP. It's all built into windows already just using netsh in cmd prompt. Those apps are just a user GUI to create them easier. Some charge for these apps or lace them with unwanted adware garbage.



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Posted 30 March 2014 - 07:45 AM

Most novice users like simple and easy.
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