Windows® 7 Wireless Set-up
Wireless network is used in Windows 7 for transferring information over a distance without the help of electrical conductors or wires. Wireless set-up in your system permits long range communications which are difficult to implement using wires. This technology is mainly used to span the distances which are beyond the limit of cables. This network is also helpful in providing back up communication link in case of the failure of network and also provides a link to temporary workstation. The wireless set up assist to remotely connect mobile users or network. Different modes of wireless communications are radio frequency communications, microwave communications, infrared short range communications. You need to make sure about the security of wireless network because sometimes signals from your network signals might go beyond the boundaries of your home. You need to protect your router by changing its username and password.
Following are the different ways to set-up wireless network in your Windows 7 Operating System:
- Wireless network
- Set up wireless network
- Things to remember
Wireless network is a network set up with radio frequency signals which is used for communicating among computers and other network devices. This wireless network is also referred as Wi-Fi network or WLAN. Because of its easy to set up features, this wireless network has become very popular nowadays. Another benefit is that no cabling is required for establishing connection. Using this set-up, users might connect computers anywhere in their home. You might access the Internet using the broadband cable or DSL modem.
Set up wireless network
Firstly, you need to the click on the ‘network’ and Internet in the category view from the control panel. When clicking on the network and sharing link, a Window of network and sharing center might be displayed. In the active network section, you might see words like ‘wireless network connection’ if you are already connected. Otherwise you need to establish a connection. Then click on ‘set up new network’ on the windows displayed and then click on ‘next’. Then you need to name your network and set a password for that. Then after completing the settings you need to click on ‘close’.
You need to have a system with built-in wireless networking support. Your system need to have wireless router and DSL modem to set up wireless connection. The function of the router is to convert the signal from the Internet connection in to wireless broadcast. You need to insert a wireless NIC which you need to be inserted in to the PCI slot of your system. Make sure that the wireless NIC is compatible with your Operating System.
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