How to Make a FREE Wi-fi Network Without Router! (on Mac)

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how to make a free wi-fi network (no router) from www139 on Vimeo.To do this you need at least one computer connected to the internet (not phone or tablet).

MATERIALS NEEDED:
computer connected to internet

Step 1: System Preferences

go to 'system preferences' 
then go to 'sharing' 
then go to 'internet sharing'

Step 2:

2. select: share your connection from "ethernet" 

Step 3:

3. select: to computers using: wi-fi

Step 4:

4. click: airport options (to give your wi-fi network a name and password)

Step 5:

5. check the box: internet sharing. then click: start

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    Just FYI, I wouldn't do this in a public place. Ad-hoc networks can pose a security concern to your computer. One of the first things I look for when doing a pen test are Ad-hoc networks; since all of the traffic goes through the computer. (And remember... pen testers are trained to think like hackers...) ;)

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    AAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!

    really?!

    Since then we've changed the password and the name of the network. I think we're safe.

    I'll make a new version in the fall for os x yosemite!