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Are you Curious? Adding a Wireless Connection in Windows Vista

If you are curious on how to configure a wireless Internet connection in Windows Vista, look no further.

  1. Double click the double computer icon in the lower right-hand corner of your screen.
  2. The Network Center appears which shows a graphical presentation of your network.
  3. If you do not broadcast your ssid, you will need to configure a manual connection.
  4. Enter the applicable information such as Network Name, Security Type, Encryption Type, and Passphrase.
  5. You are now ready to connect to your wireless network.
  6. With Windows Vista, you now have the ability to choose whether your wireless connection is for a public or private network for added security.
  7. You can now go back to the Network Center and view your graphical display of the connection and set further options.

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