Transferring Windows® 7 Wireless Settings
Get to know more about transferring wireless settings of Windows 7 from one computer to another
Windows 7 is the latest operating system from Microsoft. There are different editions available for Windows 7. Home Group is the latest networking manager present in this. You could thus connect more than two Windows 7 systems and share files and documents. When you right click any icon task bar, it would then show a list of files which are being opened by that program. Windows 7 also has many security enhancement features. You can transfer wireless settings from Windows 7 system with great ease. Firstly you need to copy those settings and then transfer them to another system.
Here is more on tips to transfer wireless settings of Windows 7 from one system to another:
- Causes of Transferring Wireless Settings
- Copy Wireless Settings
- Transfer Settings
Causes of Transferring Wireless Settings
There are various causes to transfer wireless settings. The transferring of network settings would allow you to easily setup the wireless network. You could add those settings to many computers with great ease. Thus you could add many computers to the wireless network. There are chances that if you upgrade to a new operating system, the network drivers in the system might be incompatible. On upgrading the drivers, all those previous settings would be lost. In such conditions if you transfer network settings from other computers in a network, it would be very easy.
Copy Wireless Settings
You need to insert the flash drive into the USB port present in the system. Click 'Control Panel' and choose 'Network and Internet'. In that click 'Network and Sharing Centre'. There would be a list of wireless networks. You can also click 'Network connection' icon to open the list of networks there. Select the network to copy the settings. Now, right click that and click 'Properties'. Now, click 'Connection'. After that click 'Copy this network profile to a USB flash drive'. If a user account control message appears, you need to click 'Yes'. You must then click 'Next' and in the next window click 'Close'. Then click 'OK' in order to close the network connection. Then remove flash drive from the system.
You must click the flash drive on the system which you want to transfer the wireless network settings. You must open 'My Computer' and double click flash drive letter which is present in the section called 'Devices' with removable storage. Now, double click 'setupSNK' file to run Wireless Network Setup wizard. Then click 'Yes' to message if it asks you to add computer to network. Then click 'OK' when you receive the message that you have added computer successfully. Then you can remove flash drive from the system.
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