Importance of feature to view wireless networks on Windows® 7
Why do you need to view wireless networks on Windows 7? What feature do you need?
Windows 7 is user friendly and delivers very good performance. Windows 7 comes with advanced driver support and it has every feature. Some of the features of Windows 7 system are Snap, Jump List, Home Group, improved taskbar, Windows Live Essentials. With all these features Windows 7 offers a smart and elegant performance for your PC. The wireless network adapter in Windows 7 connects your PC to the network. Windows 7 provides a simplified user experience for IEEE 802.11 wireless LAN networks. To connect to an available wireless network, right click the network connection icon on the notification area and then click 'View Available Wireless Networks'.
Way to view wireless networks on Windows 7:
- View available networks
- Tips to view and connect to available wireless network
- Choose a secure wireless network
View available network feature
One of the advanced features in Windows 7 is ‘view available network’. If you have a wireless network adapter and a proper driver, then only the wireless networks will appear. By clicking a network icon on the taskbar, you can see all the wireless and wired options such as Wi-Fi, mobile broadband, dial-up or corporate VPN.
Tips to view and connect to available wireless network
In order to view and connect to the wireless network in Windows 7, select 'Network' icon in the notification area. It shows a list of available networks, from that choose one network and click 'Connect'. For security purposes it is better to use the help of a network administrator or Internet Service Provider. To manually create wireless network profiles, you need to set up a connection or network dialog box.
It is necessary that you check the security of the network connection. You need to connect only to security enabled websites. If you use an insecure network then it may cause authentication problems of the system and as a result, unauthorized people get access the system including websites that you visit. So it is necessary to connect to a secure network.