WiFi configuration in Windows XP | Step-by-step WiFi Configuration in Windows


Learn how to configure WiFi Wireles network connection in Windows XP using Wireless Network Manager.

This article explains how to configure a Wi-Fi using the wireless network manager for Windows XP.

Pre-Requirements

1 - Your computer must be equipped with a Wi-Fi hardware interface that can take the form:

  • a Wi-Fi capability, especially in the case of laptops;

  • It is imperative that this function is activated.

  • This activation is as if through a combination of keys on the keyboard or via a specific button.

  • An indicator on the computer you usually indicates whether the Wi-Fi is enabled or not.

  • For more information on the presence of a Wi-Fi capabilities on your computer or activation, please consult the manufacturer's documentation provided with it.

  • This device must be physically connected and installed the driver provided.

  • 2 - The Wi-Fi modem Numericable must be enabled.

    3 - You need information from Wi-Fi (SSID and WEP key) on your modem.

    Configuring Wi-Fi

    1- Click "Start"and select "Connections" then "Wireless Network Connection".

    2- The window " Wireless Network Connection " appears.

    3-Select from the list "Choose a wireless network," the network "NUMERICABLE-XXXX", or SSID, for your modem.

    4-Click on "Login".

    5-Wait a few moments during the attempt to connect to selected network.

    6-Windows detects whether the wireless security is enabled. If so, it prompts you for required information.

    7-In the "Network key" box, enter the WEP key specific to your modem.

    8-In the "Confirm network key",re-enter the WEP key.

    9-Click on "Login".

    10-Wait a few moments during the establishment of the connection.

    11-The network "NUMERICABLE - XXXX" now appears in the status "Connected".

    12-Click the X to close the window.

    13-Your wireless connection is now functional, you can enjoy the Internet connection of your modem Numericable.


    Related Articles

    How to solve NTLDR is missing error on Windows XP

    This is probably the absolute horror situation: you turn the computer on as usual and out of a black screen with a short error message, nothing happens: NTLDR is missing.For this error there are several possible causes. These range from the most banal things to serious problems.In most cases, the problem will resolve without data loss again. If it threatens the loss of data, one can only hope that a current backup of the data is available. If this is not the case, then it is true, of course angry.

    Top virtualization platforms for Windows XP to Windows 7

    Virtualization is first choice for more than 80 percent of companies because they offer effective utilization of system resources by sharing two different approaches under same environment. We can even perform the virtualization in Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 but require downloading the virtualization application software from internet. In this article, I am providing a list of top virtualization platform for Windows operating system versions greater than Windows XP.

    More articles: Windows XP Windows Operating System

    Comments

    Author: Satish Kumar Pranatharthyharan22 Jun 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    Dear Mr.Vinoth,

    Well, This article has actually helped me in sorting out some problems we have in our Office Wi-Fi Network connection. On behalf of my colleagues I wish to thank you for your nice information submitted here. Wish to see more nice contributions from your end.



  • Do not include your name, "with regards" etc in the comment. Write detailed comment, relevant to the topic.
  • No HTML formatting and links to other web sites are allowed.
  • This is a strictly moderated site. Absolutely no spam allowed.
  • Name:
    Email: