Did you know Microsoft took out the Internet Connection Sharing feature in Windows 7 starter—the version of Win 7 that ships with netbooks? I do, since I futilely tried using it on vacation. Not so fast, Microsoft!
Rafael Rivera discovered that there was only a shortcut to the feature that was disabled; the feature itself is still there. All you have to do is type “adhoc” into the Windows search bar in the Start Menu and it’ll show up, as illustrated above. Done and done.
You know what else is taken out of Windows 7 Starter? Their screenshot snipping tool. Yeah. They were too cheap to let netbook users have a SNIPPING TOOL. Thankfully the printscreen button combined with Paint (they didn’t take that out!) still works. [Within Windows via Neowin]