Cannot start Hosted Network

I have created a hosted network on my laptop in order to be able to share an internet connection between my laptop and smartphone and it worked very well. Unfortunately, sometimes I cannot start the network. I am running the command ┬źnetsh wlan start hostednetwork┬╗ but I am getting the message that the hosted network cannot be started, the group or resource is not in the correct state. But sometimes it works without problems. What could be a reason for such kind of behavior?

Unfortunately it is impossible to connect the mobile phone directly to the internet, using only a wire connection to the laptop. The possible solution, that could be useful, is to make your laptop itself as a WiFi access point. Here is some short example how to do that on Windows. First of all you need to check if the WiFi network adapter in the laptop supports the so-called Hosted Network mode. To do that you need to run a command-line command "netsh wlan show drivers". If in the field "Hosted network supported" you see yes, then it is possible. Next, to actually create an access point you need to run the following commands in the command prompt in administrator mode:
-netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=WiFiName key=12345
where you may choose which name your WiFi access point will have (ssid) and your secret password to access it (key).
-netsh wlan start hostednetwork
and this command eventually starts your access point.
Now you need to open network adapter settings on your laptop, choose your LAN internet connection and in the properties,in the Sharing Tab you need to "allow other network users to connect through this computer's internet connection" and select your created access point


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