Wireless Network Backup
What is wireless network? What is the method to backup the settings related to the wireless network?
In past years, in order to connect between computers and to connect to the Internet wiring using cables was required. But nowadays, by the use of wireless technology, everything has become very easy. As the name suggests, by using the wireless network you can easily get connected to the Internet and other computers without the need of any wires. All that you need is an access point or router to broadcast the signal emitted by the Internet provider. Using this wireless connection you can access Internet or can communicate with other computer in the network, from wherever you are. Thus, the wireless network provides connection between many computers in a network using a single connection. Hence using the network connection provides you ease in sharing data with other computers in the network irrespective of how far you are from the network.
Following is the information to backup wireless network settings:
- Need for backup
- Method to backup
- Things to keep in mind
Need for backup
Backup is a method of storing your important files from a computer to some other location. This backup process is very much important since you can lose all your important data in case of any system crash and recovering it is very much expensive and time consuming. So it is always preferred to take a backup of all the important files.
Method to backup
You need to click on 'Network and Sharing Center' option from 'Network and Internet' option of the 'Control Panel'. Now on the left side of 'Network and Sharing Center' window, you need to click on the 'Manage wireless networks' link, which displays the list of wireless networks. Upon double-clicking on the desired network connection, a window consisting of all its properties will be displayed. Now you need to click on 'Copy this network profile to a USB flash drive' option present at the bottom of the window. Before clicking on the option, you need to insert the USB flash drive into the system. After the USB is detected, you can click on the option to start the copying process and then on completion of the process you can click on 'Ok'.
Before making changes in your system files, it is necessary that you need to backup your files. Any alteration in system files can crash your system so make sure to have its backup. While going ahead with the backup of the wireless network settings, you need to make sure to backup all the information as even if a single piece of missing information can result in connection failure in the wireless network.
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