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Some gadgets use internet but don’t support a VPN connection so, how do you use a VPN connection on devices like Play Station, Xbox, Apple TV without a DD-WRT router?
The response is simple: you just need a laptop with Windows, a VPN service and to follow the steps bellow.
We also have tutorials for Windows 8, for Windows 10 and for macOS.
Open Command Prompt with elevate privilege.
Check if necessary drivers are installed:
If next to “Hosted Network Supported” you see “Yes” (6) then everything is OK and you can go to tbe next step. If you see “No” then you have to install the drivers for it.
Create a Wi-Fi network with SSID = cactusvpn and password = password:
Type in Command Prompt (7): netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=cactusvpn key=password
Start your Wi-Fi network:
Type in Command Prompt (8): netsh wlan start hostednetwork
You should receive the following result:
If you see the message “hosted network couldn’t be started”, then your Wi-Fi driver is outdated. Update necessary drivers, running Windows Update or downloading the latest version from official website.
Share the Wi-Fi connection:
Go to “Open Network and Sharing Center” by right-clicking your Wi-Fi icon (9) from the right bottom corner of your screen.
Go to “Change adapter settings” (10).
Right-click on the VPN connection you’ve created previously (11) and go to “Properties” (12). Remember the name of the new connection created. You will need it in the next step.
Go to “Sharing” tab (13) and tick the “Allow Other Network User to connect through this computer’s Internet connection” checkbox (14) and the “Allow other network users to control or disable the shared Internet connection” checkbox (15). For “Home Network Connection” select the connection you’ve just created.
Click “OK” (16) on the next window.
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