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I got my brother a Chromecast for Christmas, and it will work fine while he's at home, but I'd really want to help find him a way to use it while he's at college. His university uses a WPA2-Enterprise network, and I've read that the Chromecast doesn't work with those.

Would something like VirtualRouterPlus allow him to use the Chromecast while at school? I realize that it may not be the fastest or most secure method, but I figure it's better than nothing...
 
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Does it support multicast? If it can handle that, then Chromecast should work on it
 
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I got my brother a Chromecast for Christmas, and it will work fine while he's at home, but I'd really want to help find him a way to use it while he's at college. His university uses a WPA2-Enterprise network, and I've read that the Chromecast doesn't work with those.

Would something like VirtualRouterPlus allow him to use the Chromecast while at school? I realize that it may not be the fastest or most secure method, but I figure it's better than nothing...
I'm curious about this too. My router is all the way on the opposite side of the house from my bedroom TV and the Chromecast won't work there. Trying to find a way to stream from my phone, maybe using my tablet as the router?
 
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I'm curious about this too. My router is all the way on the opposite side of the house from my bedroom TV and the Chromecast won't work there. Trying to find a way to stream from my phone, maybe using my tablet as the router?
That seems a bit overcomplicated. I'd just get a wireless range extender.

Or if your router allows adjusting the signal power, increase it slowly until you get reasonable signal.

Or the cheapest solution, though not always feasible - relocate the router.
 
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I use Connectify at my University and it works perfectly!
 
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I use Connectify at my University and it works perfectly!
That's good to hear. Hopefully his network is configured to where he can use a similar process.
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