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Implementing Sharing with a USB Wifi Hosted Network

I'm using Sharing in my App.
I'm trying to bypass connecting to a wifi network. I don't want to be dependent on anybody.
I want the HoloLens to connect directly to the laptop hosting the sharing service.

My thought was to create a hosted network with a Wifi USB adapter. Unfortunately, this doesn't work. The sharing service detects the Microsoft Hosted Virtual Adapter, but the HoloLens never joins the session.

Any ideas?
Perhaps I should simply buy a wifi router connect all devices to that instead?


  • Windows 10 Mobile Hotspot works fine!

  • My adapter does not support hosted network. So I went out and bought a USB Wifi Adapter that does. Still could not get sharing to work. I ended up purchasing a wifi extender. That solution works.

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