Tips to add network connection on Windows® 7
Windows 7 is the latest Operating System released from Microsoft. It has got more improved features when compared to the earlier versions of Windows Operating Systems. It has got the latest home networking manager called Home Group. You would be able to connect a number of systems with the help of Windows 7. In order to share files and programs you can take help of the latest features available in Windows 7. Jump list is another feature present in Windows 7. Whenever you right click any program in the task bar, it would show the list of files which are opened by that program. The new task bar would be able to handle more number of programs. There is a play to feature which could send the play list to devices like stereo, TV, Home Group computer, etc.
The following points are about network connection and tips to create network connection in Windows 7:
- Network connection
- Method to create a network connection
- Things to remember
Network connections means connecting a system to a network or any other computer. By setting up such connections, you would be able to send and access files and data between the system and network. Wired and wireless connections are available, based on user’s requirement. Just like its previous versions, Windows 7 also has network connection wizard to set-up network connection.
Method to create a network connection
Open the 'Control Panel' and then click 'All Control Panel Items'. From that choose 'Network and Sharing Center'. To set-up network, click 'Setup a new connection or network'. There are options to set-up broadband, VPN connection, wireless connection or set-up router. In the new window called 'Choose the connection option', you could connect to Internet, set-up network, set-up dialup connection and could connect to work place. If Internet connection is needed, click that and then click 'Next'. You could either choose broadband or dial up form the options available. If you select Broadband, you would enter the user name and password provided by the ISP. After that enter the name of the connection and click 'Connect'. Thus, a network connection could be formed.
While setting up the network connection, there are, however, chances of getting troubles. Threats and hackers could enter to the system through network connections. So, you need to protect the network by adding security features. You need to choose a strong password for network. In the case of wireless network connection, it would be better to enable the WEP key. All the hardware connections needed in network connections are to be fixed firmly.
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