Setting Up a Wireless Network is Easy!
This article is for those who find it hard setting up a wireless network in their homes. Here’s the procedure.
First off, make sure your wireless equipments are ready. Purchase a laptop with built-in wireless capability. Don’t worry as most present day computers have them built-in. Now that you have a computer, your next objective is to find a good wireless router that will convert the connection to the Internet to wireless broadcast. If you are looking for the most practical choice in setting up a wireless network is 802.11g, as it is compatible to almost all types. Your wireless router comes with the network cable.
Now is the time for you to set up your network through Internet connection. Connecting your wireless router to the modem is the first step. For a desktop PC, connection is from the rear end of the computer to the modem. So, unplug the cables from your PC’s rear and plug to the port at the rear of your router. Connect the modem at the ends of the network cable while connect the other into your new router port if you are using a laptop.
The next step is configuring the wireless router. For you to able finally set up the connection, you must attach the computer to your network cable temporarily and reboot your computer. Your computer will now connect to the Internet. As soon as your computer is running, open Firefox. Type the address given along with the router (D – link routers: http://192.168.0.1). You will then be asked about your login details; these can be found in your router instructions. The next step is to modify the following inputs: SSD, WEP/WPA, and admin password.
The only thing left for you to do in setting up a wireless network is to disconnect your network cable from the computer. Connect the router back to your computer. Reset and wait for half a minute and plug it again.
Lastly, connect your laptops or computers. If you use Vista or XP, your laptop shall be able to find wireless connection instantly. Restarting your computer should be able to solve the problem if it doesn’t work on first try.
See! Setting up a wireless network is an easy thing to do. If you are still in doubt and it does not work, maybe you should get a computer technician to set it up for you.