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Connecting to a Wireless Network

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Follow the instructions below to connect to a wireless (wi-fi) network in Windows 10:-

 

1)  Click the network icon shown in the taskbar near the clock (as highlighted below)

 

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2)  The following screen will appear listing all available wireless networks - click on the name of the network you would like to connect too (usually the name is shown on the back of your broadband router)

 

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3)  Tick the box to connect automatically to this network in future and then click the Connect button

 

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4)  Enter your wireless password (network security key) and click Next to continue

 

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5)  Choose whether you wish to allow your PC to be discoverable by other computers on your network (you will need this if using HomeGroup or sharing files or printers)

 

N.B. If using a public wireless network (i.e. in a cafe, airport or hotel) then you should always say No to this option

 

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6)  Your connection will now show as connected and if you wish to disconnect at any point you can click the Disconnect button

 

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