How do I engage tne wireless
With a wireless connection, your PC
can connect wirelessly to a network printer.
In addition, you can set up your PC
in a location where no phone line or cable connection exists.
Outfitting your desktop to a wireless
Internet connection is very easy.
Just follow these simple steps and
you'll be surfing the net wirelessly in a matter of minutes.
Find out if wireless Internet reception exists
where your computer is located.
If you're located very close to a
W-iFi hotspot, like a coffee shop, you may be able to use this network to get
wireless Internet for desktop PCs.
Also, some apartment complexes and
college dorms have free wireless Internet.
Your neighbors may have wireless
Internet too, which you can ask them if you can use.
Buy a wireless network adapter for
You can obtain an adapter from most
Be sure to get a wireless adapter
with the proper strength, which depends on how far you are from the wireless
The easiest adapters to install are
those that just plug into an available USB port.
Set up your wireless Internet for
your desktop PC according to the instructions that came with the wireless
The usual procedure is to plug the
wireless adapter into an available USB port.
Windows will install the appropriate
After your PC recognizes the
wireless adapter, select the "Connections" icon in the taskbar
(represented by vertical bars).
A list of available connections will
Select the desired connection.
If you are prompted for a password,
enter the appropriate password.
You are subsequently connected to a
Launch your browser and enjoy
surfing the Internet wirelessly.
If you are the owner of the wireless
network, secure your wireless network with a password. To do so, navigate to
the "Start" menu and select the "Control Panel."
Then select "Network and
Internet" and "Network and Sharing Center."
Click "Change adapter
settings" in the left pane.
Double-click the icon of the
appropriate wireless connection.
The Wireless Network Connection
status window appears.
Click the "Wireless
Select the "Security" tab
and select an encryption type from the drop-down selection.
Enter a password in the Network
security key field.
Make sure that the password matches
the router settings.
Press "OK" when done.
Get a wireless internet router for
your Internet connection if there is no wireless Internet already in your area.
You can buy these online, or at
You'll need to set up your router
using the accompanying instructions and your own Internet service provider.
This is best in a home with multiple
have to open up your network connections
control panel network connections this may vary depending on your operating
system look for local area connection if you see a red x or a yellow
exclamation or question mark ! ? you will need to update or install the driver
or it could be firewalled,
If you are
trying to connect through a modem/router you it should have come with a disk
you might have
to connect the usb lead to your modem to get a connection then
control panel administration tools computer management device manager scroll to
network adapters should see a yellow question ? exclamation mark
! or a red X right click install
The driver might
be on the disc supplied by your ISP internet service provider
Click start type cmd press enter
you will be in DOS mode
type in ipconfig press enter
you will see all of your
internet connection details type in your default gateway adress into your
internet search should read something like 10.0.0.138
You only need to check the following if a driver cant be installed
Make sure you Ethernet/internet is enabled in bios
restart your computer during the boot up process you will see on your
screen a certain key to
press to enter set up (BIOS) press and hold that key to enter bios
using arrow keys navigate to integrated
look for SiS On Chip Pci Device press enter scroll to SiS 10/100m press
enter make sure its
Jun 17, 2013 |
HP Pavilion a6750f PC PC Desktop