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Going Wireless with Vista

Going Wireless with Vista

Using Windows Vista to connect a wireless network is much easier and simpler when you compare it with Windows XP. So much so that you can connect your Vista computer to a home wireless network or public network without hardly any trouble at all. Also, Vista is now capable of detecting a non-broadcasting wireless network (hidden SSID), so you’re able to configure it as a preferred network. That feature is not supported in Windows XP. Let’s check out all the differences now!

So, assuming you already have a wireless adapter and a driver installed on your computer, go to the Start menu and click on Connect To.

Note: If the network you choose is a security-enabled network, it will require authentication. If that happens, one of the following will occur:

Here’s to a wireless Vista!

~ Ramachandran Kumaraswami