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How To Use a Wireless Network Adapter


First and Foremost, there has been an increase in the use of wireless network world wide by computer users. This is because wireless network allows computer users to be able to be mobile especially when used by means of a laptop. Because of the increase in the supply of computers globally by countries that manufacture them, there has also been a corresponding increase in the use of the internet, hence the need for a wireless network adapter. A wireless network adapter also known as adapter wireless network allows ones computer to be connected to a wireless network. An adapter wireless network is used effectively with a laptop.

Step 1

Adding to that, an adapter wireless network can be used by people of all ages, also used by both the poor and the rich. One must not be a computer wizard or specialist before one can be able to use an adapter wireless network.

Step 2

Wireless network adapters are used in homes, offices in the universities by students and can be purchased through the internet, in a computer shop, where accessories and software are sold. They are usually not expensive and are therefore affordable to many people who use computers.

Step 3

Furthermore, to be able to use an adapter wireless network successfully one must follow the following procedure. One must put in the software that accompanies the adapter when purchased.

Step 4

One must then install drivers and software, then wait until told to install wireless adapter. One must go on to put in the adapter, since at this stage the program on the computer will know the type of software it is and complete the installation. At this point one must configure the settings of the wireless adapter. At this point the adapter wireless network is almost complete. Open your software and start, in order to connect and configure security settings.

Step 5

Also, browsing may be done at this point by going through the software to find out the connection. One will at this point see the network connection through the adapter wireless network properties.


It is very important to be careful when using adapter wireless network, this is because when one uses networks not based on their functions, hackers may create network to access information from ones computer. Example when one travels him or she must name connections based on locations and keep a list of passwords needed to gain hold on secure networks.

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Lastly, it is important that a user of an adapter wireless network connects to networks he feels are secure. An adapter wireless network is very useful in the sense that it allows mobility and prevents been glued to ones desk due to wires connected to computers. This makes work less tiring and boring resulting from sitting at one place. The introduction of adapter wireless network has enabled work to be done effectively in offices, at shopping malls, in hotels, among others. Because of the increase in computer technology, wireless network adapters are now found in the developing countries of Asia and Africa.

By david mecheld, published at 03/27/2012
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