Tip & How-To about Computers & Internet

How to connect to a wireless network with windows xp (must have a wireless reciever installed)

  • In the start menu, click "Control Panel"
  • In the Control Panel window, click Switch to Classic View. If the text reads Switch to Category View, then you are already in Classic View and can skip to the next step.
  • In the Control Panel window, double-click Network Connections.
  • In the Network Connections window, right-click on the appropriate wireless network connection, and select View Available Wireless Networks.
  • In the Wireless Network Connection window, select your Wi-Fi (SSID)"Connect".
  • If you don't have a security code on it then In the Wireless Network Connection warning dialog, click "Connect Anyway" .
  • The Wireless Network Connection window will first indicate a status of Acquiring Network Address for your Wi-Fi, and a few seconds later will indicate a status of Connected. You are now connected to your router and can close the window.

Posted by on

Computers & Internet Logo

Related Topics:

Related Questions:

1 Answer

i need help to create a new account in microsoft outlook for e-mail?


For Windows 7:
  • If Control Panel is in either Large icons or Small icons view, click Mail. The Mail Setup dialog box appears.
  • If Control Panel is in Category view, under View by, click to select either Large icons or Small icons, and then click Mail. The Mail Setup dialog box appears.
  • Click E-mail accounts
  • Select the E-mail tab, click New...

For Windows Vista or Windows XP:
  • If Control Panel is in Classic View, double-click Mail. The Mail Setup dialog box appears.
  • If Control Panel is in Category View, under Control Panel, click Switch to Classic View for Windows XP, or click Classic View for Windows Vista, and then double-click Mail. The Mail Setup dialog box appears.
Alternatively, in Outlook, select the File group at the top.
Click INFO, then add account.

Jun 23, 2011 | Microsoft Office 2010

1 Answer

how to change computer language


1. Click on the menu button on the taskbar.

2. Click on the control panel icon

3. Now I need to know the way you use your Control Panel

4. If your control panel has a blue background. You are using Category view

5. If it has a white background ( This is the same as opening a folder on your computer ) then you are having classic view

Now. The change of language depends on your view ( Either classic or Category ( Explained above ))

Classic view


Classic view will make it much easier for you to change the language.

1. Once control panel is opened. You should find a folder named "Regional and language options"

2. Double click on this icon.

3. A window will pop-up

4. Then there you can change the language. ( to change it is the first thing on that window )

5. Default is English (UNITED STATES)


Category view


1. Fire up your control panel

2. Click on the icon " Date, time, language and Regional Options "

3. Then down under the category "or pick a control panel icon "

4. click on "Regional and language options "

5. A window will pop- up

5. Change the language ( To change the language it is the first things that appears on that screen

6. Default is english (UNITED STATES)

NOTE:- To change back ( since it will be in a different language, remember the placing of the icons.

Jul 14, 2010 | HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook

1 Answer

Only russian text on the screen? Why?


How to change keyboard language in Windows If you need to type in a foreign language on your computer, you can do so by changing the input language (i.e. keyboard language). Just follow the instructions below
Windows Vista Windows XP
Instructions for Windows Vista
  1. Click Start and then Control Panel
  2. In Control Panel, if you are in Classic View, click on Control Panel Home (top left corner)
  3. Open Clock, Language, and Region
  4. Click on Regional and Language Options.
  5. Click the Keyboards and Languages tab and then click Change keyboards.
  6. Under Installed services, click Add.
  7. In the Add Input Language dialog box, select the keyboard layout you would like to add from the list available and click OK.
  8. The keyboard layout you added will be included in the list. To set the new layout as your default, select it from the list. Click OK to save your changes
  9. You can switch between different input languages (= keyboard languages) by clicking on the Language Bar button or by pressing the Alt + Shift keys
Instructions for Windows XP
  1. Click Start and then Control Panel
  2. In Control Panel, if you are in Category View, click on Switch to Classic View (top left corner)
  3. Open Regional and Language Options.
  4. Click on the Languages tab.
  5. Under Text services and input languages, click on the Details button.
  6. Under Installed services, click Add.
  7. In the Add Input Language dialog box, choose the input language and keyboard layout or Input Method Editor (IME) you want to add.
  8. Click OK twice. You should now see a language indicator in the System Tray (located at bottom right hand corner of the desktop by default). You can switch between different input languages (= keyboard languages) by pressing the Alt + Shift keys
If a language does not appear in the Input language list, the fonts for that language might not be installed. If that is the case, follow the instructions below.
Add language support
  1. Click Start and then Control Panel
  2. In Control Panel, if you are in Category View, click on Switch to Classic View
  3. Open Regional and Language Options in Control Panel.
  4. Click on the Languages tab.
  5. Under Supplemental language support, select the check box beside the applicable language collection
Click OK or Apply. You will prompted to insert the Windows CD-ROM or point to a network location where the files are located. After the files are installed, you must restart your computer.

Sep 24, 2009 | Samsung SyncMaster 913N 19" LCD Monitor

3 Answers

On the Acer One laptop, how do I select UK English keyboard Not US?


Instructions for Windows Vista
  1. Click Start and then Control Panel
  2. In Control Panel, if you are in Classic View, click on Control Panel Home (top left corner)
  3. Open Clock, Language, and Region
  4. Click on Regional and Language Options.
  5. Click the Keyboards and Languages tab and then click Change keyboards.
  6. Under Installed services, click Add.
  7. In the Add Input Language dialog box, select the keyboard layout you would like to add from the list available and click OK.
  8. The keyboard layout you added will be included in the list. To set the new layout as your default, select it from the list. Click OK to save your changes
  9. You can switch between different input languages (= keyboard languages) by clicking on the Language Bar button or by pressing the Alt + Shift keys

Instructions for Windows XP
  1. Click Start and then Control Panel
  2. In Control Panel, if you are in Category View, click on Switch to Classic View (top left corner)
  3. Open Regional and Language Options.
  4. Click on the Languages tab.
  5. Under Text services and input languages, click on the Details button.
  6. Under Installed services, click Add.
  7. In the Add Input Language dialog box, choose the input language and keyboard layout or Input Method Editor (IME) you want to add.
  8. Click OK twice. You should now see a language indicator in the System Tray (located at bottom right hand corner of the desktop by default). You can switch between different input languages (= keyboard languages) by pressing the Alt + Shift keys
If a language does not appear in the Input language list, the fonts for that language might not be installed. If that is the case, follow the instructions below.

Add language support
  1. Click Start and then Control Panel
  2. In Control Panel, if you are in Category View, click on Switch to Classic View
  3. Open Regional and Language Options in Control Panel.
  4. Click on the Languages tab.
  5. Under Supplemental language support, select the check box beside the applicable language collection
  6. Click OK or Apply. You will prompted to insert the Windows CD-ROM or point to a network location where the files are located. After the files are installed, you must restart your computer.

Nov 11, 2008 | Acer Computers & Internet

1 Answer

acer laptop


right click on the system tray below the desktop, select properties,
select start menu, deselect classic view.

If your talking about control panel, open control panel and in left pane select category view

Apr 15, 2008 | Computers & Internet

Not finding what you are looking for?

140 people viewed this tip

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Computers & Internet Experts

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

David Payne
David Payne

Level 3 Expert

14161 Answers

Are you a Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Loading...