Windows 7 is the latest addition to Windows based operating system and is being considered as much faster, safer and better then its predecessor Vista. Most of the Windows users are feeling satisfied after upgrading there systems to Windows 7 which is fuelling the rapid popularity and adoption of the operating system around the globe. Apart from features such as DirectAccess, VPN Reconnect, Multi touch to name a few and benefits such as greater speed, longer battery life, etc., Windows 7 also possess virtual Wi-Fi capability.
This virtual Wi-Fi capability is the key to new and enhanced wireless experience for a Windows 7 user because with this capability, a Windows 7 notebook with a plugged or embedded Wi-Fi adapter can be converted into a Wi-Fi router/Access Point. Such a Wi-Fi router is popularly termed as SoftAP, in short for software Access Point. Also, the same Wi-Fi adapter which is used to host the SoftAP, can be simultaneously be used as Wi-Fi client to connect to regular Wi-Fi networks.