Connecting to a Wireless Network - Windows

May 21, 2016 Ryan Murphy

This picture below helps you to determine if you are already connected to the internet:

If you are not connected to the internet please follow the steps in this article by following the appropriate directions depending on your operating system:

Windows 10

  1. To access the list of available wireless networks in Windows 10, click or tap the network icon from the system tray.
  2. Locate the network you want to connect to and click or tap on its name.
  3. Then, click or tap Connect.
  4. Once you click or tap Connect, Windows scans for the security settings of the network. Then, it will ask you for its security key.

Windows 8

  1. Click the WiFi icon on the lower-right corner of your screen.
  2. A list of available wireless networks will appear on the right. Select the wireless network you wish to connect to and click the Connect button.
  3. If the wireless network that you have selected is secured (password protected), you need to type in the security phrase (Passphrase/Network key) and click the Next button.

Windows 7

  1. Left-click the wireless icon located on the system tray.
  2. Then left-click the desired available wireless connection and select Connect.

Windows Vista

  1. Right-click  the  wireless  icon  located  on  the  system  tray   ,  select Connect to a network and follow the on screen instructions.
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