Portable WiFi Hotspot Scanner1.0

1 MB   959 downloads
100% CLEAN Freeware    
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Identify all available WiFi hotspots nearby and find out their signal strength to connect to the Internet, investigate and export reports

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Portable WiFi Hotspot Scanner is a lightweight application whose main purpose is to help you identify the Wireless Internet connections in your proximity, allowing you to determine which is the best alternative in case you want to browse the web.

Portability advantages

Subsequent to the download process, you can just decompress the archive and run the executable, as the program does not need to be installed on your system in order to function properly.

As a result, you have the possibility of storing it on a USB stick or other such removable media drives, carrying it on you anywhere you go and running it on any computer you are working, without having to wait around for it to finish its installation.

Simply run and scan your surroundings for available Wireless connections

Portable WiFi Hotspot Scanner features quite a simple and intuitive usage, so regardless of your level of prior experience, you will not face too many difficulties in working with, since its only requirement is the existence of a Wireless network adapter.

After launching it, you can just press on the ‘Start Wi-Fi Scan’ button and the utility will list the discovered hotspots in just moments, simultaneously obtaining a series of information concerning the ‘Signal’ strength, ‘Security/Auth Type’, ‘SSID’, ‘Channel’, ‘MAC Address’, ‘Physical Type’ and a timestamp for when it was ‘Last Detected’.

Portable WiFi Hotspot Scanner also provides you with an export function, which enables you to save all the data collected about the wireless networks to HTML, CSV, TXT or XML files, letting you store them on your PC, should you need them later on.

Detect Wireless web connections on the go

All in all, Portable WiFi Hotspot Scanner is an effective, albeit fairly basic tool created to assist you in detecting the web connection options in your vicinity, requiring a simple button press to retrieve the information.

Portable WiFi Hotspot Scanner was reviewed by Marina Dan
Last updated on April 18th, 2014
Portable WiFi Hotspot Scanner - The main window of Portable WiFi Hotspot Scanner displays the detected wireless networks and their signal strength