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    More on using a Windows PC as a Wi-Fi hotspot




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    More on using a Windows PC as a Wi-Fi hotspot



    By Fred Langa

    It can make sense to use a smartphone-tethering app to provide Internet access for your PC, even if your phone has a hotspot app built in. Here's why. But there's a solution that's easy to implement and use. Plus: Accessing the hidden AppData folders, anti-malware tool chokes on old software, and a reader questions whether Kingsoft office suite is safe to use.


    The full text of this column is posted at windowssecrets.com/langalist-plus/more-on-using-a-windows-pc-as-a-wi-fi-hotspot/ (paid content, opens in a new window/tab).

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    Fred wrote: "Sidekick? Yikes! That venerable software first came out 40 years ago as a DOS 3.0 application."

    40 years ago was 1974. The IBM PC was still almost ten years away, DOS 3.0 even later. Maybe 30 years ago?

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