Create Wireless Access Point in Windows® 7
What are the guidelines to create a wireless access point on Windows 7?
Connecting a computer to another network like an Internet is the main function of an access point. A high-speed access point can be obtained by converting a wireless router at home or office. Through the Wireless Access Point, you might obtain a very long coverage area. Through Wireless Access Point, you might be able to access the high speed Internet or a LAN. MAC addressing filtering is possible by converting Wireless router to wireless access point. You can secure your data from 64-bits to 128-bits through the wireless access point. The major advantage of the wireless access point comes when you are trying to access the network from a distant place.
The following are the technique to create wireless access point on Windows 7:
- Find IP addresses
- Turn off the DHCP server
- Try to access the network
Find IP addresses
The IP address is an important element of networking. Admin interface allow you to set up an IP address. You need to login to the routers admin interface. The admin interface might be available in the router by providing the username and password. After that, IP address need to typed in web browser. You might find the DHCP range from this procedure.
Turn off the DHCP server
The following step is very important for setting up the wireless access point. Switch off the wireless DHCP server on your wireless router. You need to have a wired DHCP server not the DHCP server. Crossover cable needs to be used depending on your access point. This might differ based on the manufacturer. You need to go through the settings.
The network needs to be accessed. This is to make sure that all the settings are done correctly. You might not use any encryption while accessing the network. If the networking is functioning properly without any flaws, then you might encrypt the access point. You might use a username and password to protect the access point. Now whenever you need to access the network, you need to submit the user name and password.
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