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A wireless network is any type of computer connection that uses wireless data connections for connecting network nodes. the connection to your device in this network is your wireless connection Wireless network
1.Install your wireless network adapter
in Windows XP with SP2. This process includes installing the proper
drivers for your wireless network adapter so it appears as a wireless
connection in Network Connections.
2.When the computer is within range of the wireless AP operating in your
home or small business, Windows XP should detect it and prompt you with
a Wireless networks detected message in the notification area of your
3. Click the notification message. If you are not notified, right-click
the wireless network adapter in Network Connections and click View
Available Wireless Networks. In either case, you should see a dialog box
with the name of the wireless connection.
4 Double-click your wireless network name. Windows XP will attempt to connect to your wireless network.
5.Because Windows XP has not been configured with the WEP encryption key
for your wireless network, the connection attempt will fail and Windows
XP will prompt you with a Wireless Network Connection dialog box. Type
the WEP key in Network key and Confirm network key, and then click
6.If the status message for your wireless network in the Wireless
Network Connection dialog box is Connected, you are done. If the status
message for your wireless network in the Wireless Network Connection
dialog box is Authentication did not succeed, click Change the order of
preferred networks in the list of Related tasks. From the Wireless
Networks tab of properties of your wireless network adapter, click the
name of your wireless network in Preferred networks, and then click
7.In Network Authentication, click Open. In Data encryption, click WEP.
In Network key and Confirm network key, type the WEP encryption key as
configured on the wireless AP.
8.In Key index, select the key index corresponding to the encryption key memory position as configured on the wireless AP.
9.Click OK to save changes to the wireless network.
Click OK to save changes to the wireless network adapter.
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/network... or for broad band connection To create a broadband connection using PPPoE, use the following procedure:
Click Start, click Control Panel, click Network and Internet Connections, and then click Network Connections.
Under Network Tasks, click Create a new connection, and then click Next.
Click Connect to the Internet, and then click Next.
Click Setup my connection manually, and then click Next.
Click Connect using a broadband connection that requires a user name and password.
In the Connection Name dialog box, type the name of the ISP. This becomes the name of the connection. Click Next.
In the Internet Account Information
dialog box, type the user name and password. Additional checkboxes allow
you to specify whether this connection and its user name and password
is available to all users (selected by default), whether this connection
is your default Internet connection (selected by default), and whether
to enable the Internet Connection Firewall on the connection (enabled by
default). Make the appropriate selections, and then click Next.
In the Completing the Connection Wizard dialog box, review the settings. If you need to modify any of them, click Back as many times as necessary. If all the settings are correct, click Finish.
In the Connect dialog box, click Connect to attempt the connection
You have to manually connect to your University's wireless connection. Double 9maybe single) click the wireless icon bottom right screen and then untick the box for connect automatically under your home connection. Then double click on the wireless connection that you would like to connect to from the list of available wireless networks.
hi..go and try to find the (Control Panel) then double click the icon of name is (Network Connections) then find the wireless LAN connection..if you have wireless connection u need configuration..if not no have wireless connection you need re-install the LAN card driver..Thanks and good luck..^_^
mostly the button is found on the left float side of your laptop 'IBM'. with two icons of a computer. please make sure that the button is on the side of the icon that shows a computer with weaves. so that your able to check the wireless access points you have in your range. Wireless Connection:
Start > Control Panel > network connection>
Show network connections. If there is an X on wireless connection
then connection is disabling and if no X then connection is enable.
make sure its enabled.
Right click on wireless network connection and click view available wireless networks.
You should see a list of available wireless networks
Then select the wireless network that you need to work on and click connect.
An icon in the lower right hand corner of your laptop should eventually appear stating that you are connected.
Then this will show you your wireless connection.
make sure that your wireless or wifi light is on,you may try to press Fn and F2 at the same time to enable or swith on wireless..if wifi is already on,try going to start >> control panel >> network connections,go to wireless network connection and double click it, it will give you a list of wireless network,or right click and then "view available wireless network", if you get an error that windows cannot configure wireless connection,go to start >> all programs >> loo for either dell wlan utility or intel pro wireless, by opening that app,it will also search for wireless network in range,just double click on the network name where you want to connect and you sould be connected provided that "wireless network" doesnt have encryption like wpa or wep key..if your connecting to your home network,you should have wireless router at home and wireless is enabled on the router.