Microsoft® XP Wireless Update
Get to know more about Microsoft XP Wireless Update
Wireless connections are user friendly and can be availed at any time and any place. Wireless devices and accessories are compatible and flexible with both laptop and desktop computers. Generally the wireless devices and the software need to be updated for a reliable connection and better performance. Microsoft® provides the Windows XP users with necessary updates.
- Steps for Microsoft® XP Wireless update
- Tips for Microsoft® Wireless update
Steps for Microsoft® XP Wireless update
o update your wireless connection first set up an alternate Internet connection. Plug out the wireless adapter, which provides your primary connection. The alternate Internet connection can be established using Ethernet cables or using dial-up connection. Dial-up connection will be slow in process. The next step is setting up your ‘Device Manager’. From the start menu open the Control Panel. Click ‘Performance and Maintenance’ button and select ‘System’ option. In the system properties locate for ‘Hardware’ tab and click. Then click the ‘Device Manager’.
In the Device Manager, locate for list of devices and find out the ‘Network Adapters’ type. To see more, expand the types of drivers by clicking on the ‘Plus’ symbol. You can identify the wireless adapter from the brand name that comes with the word ‘wireless’. Highlight that ‘Wireless Driver’.
Now right click on the selected ‘Wireless Driver’ and click on the ‘Update Driver’ from the menu. You will be provided with a hardware update wizard. From the ‘Update Wizard’ click on ‘Install the software automatically’ button. Click on the ‘Next’ button. Read the instructions that are spontaneous while the Windows® XP makes a connection with Microsoft® to check for any updates on the drivers.
Tips for Microsoft® Wireless update
The Control Panel comes with two different views, Classic and Category. The Classic view will not show the ‘Performance and Maintenance’ option. So, after opening Control Panel you can directly access the ‘System’ option and follow the steps mentioned for Hardware and Device Manager options. If you get a message indicating that there is no specific match for your driver or hardware then you will have to look into the manufacturer’s website for the support. Search for updates in the website with the brand name that was displayed under the list of devices. If you are unable to perform the ‘Microsoft XP wireless update’ on your own try to contact a service provider and get the work done. The wireless device updates may bring out some changes in accessing your connection and system.