If you came to Windows 10 directly from Windows 7, you might have noticed that ad hoc Wi-Fi (routerless) connections are no longer available. The user interface for setting up an ad hoc connection does not exist any more in the Network and Sharing Center nor in the Settings app. However, there is a way to make your Windows 10 PC behave like a wireless access point/hotspot.
Previously, we wrote about how to manage wireless networks in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 from the command prompt. However, the command prompt and netsh are a very cumbersome way to change their priority, delete network profiles or rename them. Instead, you can manage wireless networks from the GUI if you use the Classic Shell Start Menu. Let's see how.