How to set up Wireless Internet on Windows® 7
What are the tips to set up a Wireless Internet in Windows 7?
It is always important to get a proper wireless Internet in Windows 7 if you are using it for your office needs. The wireless Internet connection allows you to stay connected without the use of wires or cables. The wireless Internet connection offers a number of benefits to system users. You can use it for browsing through different websites even while travelling. It thus provides maximum portability to laptop with no more connection required. To set up Wireless Internet in Windows 7, you need to configure the system with some components. It needs an 800 MHz Pentium III or Athlon processor with 512 MB memory and 1024x768 pixels screen resolution.
Here are some notes on setting up Wireless Internet in Windows 7 and fix issues:
- Ways to set-up
- Secure network
- Update the network card
Ways to set-up
There are some steps to be followed to set-up wireless network in Windows 7 system. To do this, you need to install good wireless network components like network cards and drivers in the system first. Then, access the 'Wireless Network Set-up Wizard' icon which will be located in the 'Start' Menu of the system. It will open up the Wireless Network Setup Wizard. You need to follow the on-screen instructions and get the wireless network enabled in the system.
It is possible to get your system infected easily via the wireless network. This happens as a result of easy to access features of the wireless network. Any users in the wireless network can easily connect to the system. To fix the issue, you need to secure the network properly. To secure the network, change the SSID of the network so that no one can identify the connection. It is good to use some firewall software in the network which avoids access from viruses and hackers.
It is possible that the wireless network connection in the system drops at frequent intervals. You may get weak Internet signals while you are using the wireless connection. Check if the wireless network card installed in the system is working properly. This is important to check if the card has been added with proper driver. It is good to update the network card which fixes most of issues. You can get these updates from certain websites. The updating of network card will add new network driver with new patches provided.
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