How to Fix The Hosted Network Couldn’t Be Started Window 10

Fix The Hosted Network Couldn’t Be Started in Window 10

In my last post How to create hotspot in Windows 10 – Full Guide I have described about how to create a  wifi hotspot in window 10, But in some cases when we start hosted network, it show error Fix “The Hosted Network Couldn’t Be Started”.

Do you want to fix error?

Sharing internet connection with one laptop to another laptop or devices by creating hotspot or WiFi router in window 8/8.1/10 is amazing feature introduced by microsoft. When we create hotspot, one Virtual network adapter is listed in network adapters with access point name, what you have provided earlier. I created hotspot in my window 10 machine, and after some time I decided to turn off hotspot, then I disabled that virtual network adapter from network adapter setting And next day I create again hotspot and started WiFi hotspot hosted network I face a problem “The Hosted Network Couldn’t Be Started”

the hosted network couldn't be started

If you disable this virtual network by mistake then you will face same problem, In this article I will guide you how to Fix this problem with simple steps.

  1. Press Windows Key +X  and click on device manager
    open device manager method 1
  2. Under network adapters, Right click on “Microsoft hosted network Virtual Adapter, Click on Enable.
  3. Run CMD with Administrator Privilege and start Hosted network by using command. I have described in previous post How to create hotspot in Windows 10 – Full Guide

Video Tutorial is HERE:

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