How to connect to wifi?
- 2016-05-26 04:10:45
This article explains how you can easily connect your PC or laptop to your Wi-Fi wireless network. To enable yourself to use your Wi-Fi you must have a wireless router or modem in order to transmit your wireless signals. Most wireless routers come with a throughput of 54 Mbps (802.11g) with a range of 100 meters.
How to Set Up a Wireless (Wi-Fi) Network
The foremost requirement for connecting to Wi-Fi is a network interface card (NIC).Most computers come equipped with it. Windows users can go to their desktop and right click on My Computer>Properties>Hardware tab >Device Manager
In the device manager click on the + in front NIC. The specifications of the NIC will be displayed.
The second important component is a receiver connected to the PC. Most laptops come equipped with a Wi-Fi receiver, PC’s mostly require an external receiver.
Create USB Wi-Fi Key
USB Wi-Fi keys can be bought locally and are a cost effective solution to connecting to Wi-Fi with transfer speeds of up to 300Mbps.Make sure the USB Wi-Fi key’s compatibility with your router.
Install a Wi-Fi Card
A Wi-Fi card can be another relatively difficult solution. Wi-Fi cards are directly installed on the motherboard. The corresponding motherboard ports can be identified by opening up the computer case. Wi-Fi cards usually offer a 300Mbps (802.11n) throughput.
Set Up Your Wireless Network
Finally with your NIC and Wi-Fi card or USB key installed, you will only need the Security Key (WPA or WEP) and the SSID (network name) of your router. The security key can be found on the router or in the settings. The SSID can be found in the network manual.