Configuration of wireless connection with the Windows® operating system
Read on to know the issues that occur when configuring the wireless connection in Windows.
Windows allows the user to establish a wireless network connection to Wi-Fi, network routers and access points automatically. These features help the user to make wireless Internet Wi-Fi network connections more easily with computer systems. If your computer has a wireless network adapter Windows allows you to connect to the Internet through a wireless router. Sometimes a problem may arise that Windows cannot configure this wireless connection. If this problem happens to you, finding the problem and few things you should check in an attempt to restore connectivity. Windows includes wireless connections that allow the user to connect to the Internet through a wireless access point that is within range. Sometimes wireless adapter becomes corrupted from system changes or improper configurations and is unable to detect wireless networks within range. By reconfiguring your wireless settings the user can solve Windows wireless connection problems.
Following details discuss about the issue when Windows can not configure the wireless connection and ways to fix the issue:
- Issue with modem and router
- Incompatible settings
- Configure Windows wireless connection
Issue with modem and router
One of the most common connection problems is an improperly set-up router or modem on your computer. The user should make sure that router and modem wires are correctly plugged in. Most of the wireless routers and modems have lights on them that display their connectivity status. Make sure all of the appropriate lights are on to ensure the problem isn't with your router or modem. If you are not connecting your modem and router properly your Windows cannot configure this wireless connection to your computer.
If the settings for the network entered into your computer are incorrect the user will face problems on connecting. The user will need to know the name of his wireless network, the encryption type, security type and the security key, if one is required. This information will be available with your network administrator. So the incompatible settings will affect Windows and it cannot configure the wireless connection.
To configure your Windows wireless connection first of all the user has to right click 'My computer' and choose 'Manage’ click on the plus sign next to 'services and application’ to expand the view. Then choose 'services' windows zero configuration â” ’ properties â” ’ start-up type â” ’ automatic â” ’ apply and 'ok.' Then go to 'Control panel' open 'Network Connections' you will see wireless networks click on the 'Wireless Network connection' choose 'properties' then click 'Wireless Networks' tab. Check the box use Windows to configure wireless network settings, now your computer wireless is controlled by Windows.
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