Monday, January 25

How to connect your computer to an internet network

When your computer is connected to an internet network,it gives it access to the internet, other computers on the network and attached devices. You can connect your computer to a network Using;

  • WiFi (wireless)
  • Ethernet (wired)

Using WiFi

  1. From the Main Screen, click on the Desktop icon.
  2. Click on the Network icon on the bottom right hand corner of the task bar.
  3. Select your network’s name from the list of the networks provided.
  4. Click on the Connect Automatically, and click Connect.                                                                                                       
  5. Enter your Network’s password  and click Next.                                                                                                                         
  6.  Wait for the network to connect.
  7. Choose Yes, turn on sharing and connect to devices to make your computer accessible to the other wired or wireless devices on your home network

Using Ethernet

Note:You must have an Ethernet cable, a working internet connection, and a free Ethernet port on your modem or router.

  1. Connect the computer to the router or modem.
  2. The software will be displayed, then  follow the instructions and connect.
  3. Wait for the computer to connect to the internet.




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