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How do i stop vista from saving public wireless connections? i can't get dialog box to change settings. vista sp2 on toshiba laptop.

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Open the Network and Sharing Center by clicking on the connection icon in the system tray by the clock. At the bottom of the window it will say Network and Sharing Center. In the Network and Sharing Center, on the left side of the window you will see a selection for 'Manage Wireless Connections' Click on that. A window will open with all the wireless connections that have been made with your laptop. Select the one you want and at the top it will give you the option to delete it. Vista automatically saves all public connections for use at a later date. When a new wireless connection is made Vista will ask you if it is a public or private connection and will give you the option of saving the connection. I hope this helps.

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How to retreve my wifi


Enable the wireless network card on the laptop.


Some laptops use a physical switch on the front or side of the computer to enable and disable the wireless card.


Most newer laptops use a software switch that can be toggled with a couple of keys on the keyboard.


The most common software switch toggle is by pressing the "Fn" key and "F2" at the same times.


Click the wireless icon by the clock in the lower-right corner.

Click on an available wireless hotspot.


Stronger signals are represented with more and longer bars.


Click the "Connect" button.


Enter a password, if required.


Click on Home, Work or Public when the dialog box appears.


Each of these three options represents different security levels.


When connecting to a public Wi-Fi hotspot, always select "Public."


Hope this helps.

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How i put password on my wireless internet,i have linksys wireless N router.



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  1. Begin setup of your Linksys Wireless Router by first plugging in the power. Give it 10 seconds or so to initialize and then plug an ethernet cable into your wall jack and into the port on the back of the router marked Internet. Next get another ethernet cable and plug one end into your laptop and the other into one of the ports labeled 1-4 on the router. Your computer is now properly connected to the router to begin its setup and configuration.
  2. Next open a web browser window on the connected computer and type http://192.168.1.1 into the address bar and press enter. A window will pop up prompting you for a username and password to access the configuration page for your router. Enter admin for both the username and password.
  3. You should see the Setup page shown below.

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  4. On this screen you should change the Router Name from its default value to something unique so that your Base Station will not be confused with another. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Save Settings then click Continue when the Settings are successful dialog is displayed.
  5. Next, click on the Wireless tab at the top of the settings screen. Change the Wireless Network Name (SSID) from the default value to something unique (you can use the same name you set as your Router Name in the previous step. Then Disable the Wireless SSID Broadcast option and click Save Settings and then Continue when the Settings are successful dialog is displayed.
  6. Now click on the Wireless Security subsection at the top of the page. In order to password protect your wireless network first use the Security Mode dropdown box to select WEP and then from the WEP Security dropdown box select 128 bits 26 hex digits. Choose a password between 6 and 8 characters and type it into the Passphrase box. Then click Generate. Finally click Save Settings and then Continue when the Settings are successful dialog is displayed. You may also select WPA encryption, however not all network cards support this, so check your documentation first.
  7. Finally click on the Administration tab at the top of the page. Change the default password for accessing your wireless router setup pages by typing a new one into the Router Password field and then confirming it. This should be a different password than the one you setup for WEP encryption, but should also be atleast 6 to 8 characters in length. Click the Save Settings button at the bottom of the Filter List window and then Continue when the Settings are successful dialog is displayed.
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How to conect to a network with 3


Hello,

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 taskbar.

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 Connect.

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 Properties.

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.

10.
Click OK to save changes to the wireless network adapter. Source(s): http://www.microsoft.com/technet/network...
or
for broad band connection
To create a broadband connection using PPPoE, use the following procedure:
  1. Click Start, click Control Panel, click Network and Internet Connections, and then click Network Connections.
  2. Under Network Tasks, click Create a new connection, and then click Next.
  3. Click Connect to the Internet, and then click Next.
  4. Click Setup my connection manually, and then click Next.
  5. Click Connect using a broadband connection that requires a user name and password.
  6. In the Connection Name dialog box, type the name of the ISP. This becomes the name of the connection. Click Next.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. In the Connect dialog box, click Connect to attempt the connection
  10. or you follow the another link
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb456997.aspx
FOR WIFI
First, you should get wireless internet on your computer (thorugh a router) or get a Wi-fi USB (they're discontinued, so look hard if you want one)

Now you can either watch this video, follow this link or simply have a look at my steps:

http://www.ehow.com/how_2059775_connect-...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-jJZUtf0...

1. Click the Wii options button in the bottom left corner on your starting screen

2. Choose wii settings

3. Scroll to page 2 using the arrow on the right

4.Click internet

5.Choose connection settings

6. Click on connection 1, 2 or 3

7. Choose wireless connection

8. Click "search for an access points"

9. Click OK

10. Choose the from the connections your Wii has found (Look for your connection. You might have to provide some sort of password)

If all goes well, you'll have to click OK a couple more times, wait for it to test the connection, then the Wii will reset itself and then you'll have internet!

If you are helped you can rate on the 4 thumbs and leave a short comment,because,
this is the free side and I can get the chance, to help people like you .
Thanks for using fixya .

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Hello,
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 taskbar.

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 Connect.

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 Properties.

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.

10.
Click OK to save changes to the wireless network adapter. Source(s): http://www.microsoft.com/technet/network...
or
for broad band connection
To create a broadband connection using PPPoE, use the following procedure:
  1. Click Start, click Control Panel, click Network and Internet Connections, and then click Network Connections.
  2. Under Network Tasks, click Create a new connection, and then click Next.
  3. Click Connect to the Internet, and then click Next.
  4. Click Setup my connection manually, and then click Next.
  5. Click Connect using a broadband connection that requires a user name and password.
  6. In the Connection Name dialog box, type the name of the ISP. This becomes the name of the connection. Click Next.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. In the Connect dialog box, click Connect to attempt the connection
  10. or you follow the another link
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb456997.aspx
FOR WIFI
First, you should get wireless internet on your computer (thorugh a router) or get a Wi-fi USB (they're discontinued, so look hard if you want one)

Now you can either watch this video, follow this link or simply have a look at my steps:

http://www.ehow.com/how_2059775_connect-...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-jJZUtf0...

1. Click the Wii options button in the bottom left corner on your starting screen

2. Choose wii settings

3. Scroll to page 2 using the arrow on the right

4.Click internet

5.Choose connection settings

6. Click on connection 1, 2 or 3

7. Choose wireless connection

8. Click "search for an access points"

9. Click OK

10. Choose the from the connections your Wii has found (Look for your connection. You might have to provide some sort of password)

If all goes well, you'll have to click OK a couple more times, wait for it to test the connection, then the Wii will reset itself and then you'll have internet!

Good luck!

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  3. In the Save as type list, click PDF.
  4. Next to Optimize for, click Change.
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Hi!
To access the router's web interface for configuration, you need a PC that's physically connected to the router (ethernet connection). Follow these steps:

Step 1 Open your Internet browser and type the IP address of the router in the address bar (http://192.168.1.1) . The default IP address is 192.168.1.1 . At the login, leave the username blank and type your password (default password is admin). Click the OK button.

Step 2 To setup security, Click the Wireless tab > then select Wireless Security (right below the Wireless tab).

Step 3 Under Wireless Security, you can either select WEP or WPA for wireless security.

When selecting WEP 64 bits: (for windows XP SP1 to Vista)

Look for Key 1 box - type a 10 hexadecimal password (meaning letters A to F or numbers 0 to 9 only). Example: ABC1234567 or 985D8A8F04 .

When selecting WEP 128 bits (for XP SP2 to Vista)

Look for Key 1 box - type a 26 character Hexadecimal code.

When selecting WPA PErsonal: (XP SP2 to Vista)

Look for a passphrase box - type a password at least 8 characters (numbers or letters).

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Click Save settings.

I hope that helps!

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