Windows XP is by far the most popular operating system that was ever developed by the Microsoft Corporation. You can easily configure a system running Windows XP operating system easily by getting help from the Windows support number. If you have a wireless network in your home, then you might need to configure your system for using the network. Below we discuss the instructions to be followed for setting up a wireless network for a system running on the Windows XP operating system.
- First step to do is to install the drivers and other software for the wireless adapter to work perfectly in your system.
- Now turn on all the computers present in your network, also remember to turn on all the routers, switches and the broadband modem.
- Now to configure your router, plug in the Ethernet cable that came with your routers box to the router and one computer and then follow the instructions shown on the screen.
- When the system detects a Wireless message it will show you a popup message, click on it and then click on the Connect option if you have already run the Network Setup Wizard.
- If the system asks you for an encryption password, provide it in the popup window that appears.
- When the Network Setup Wizard appears, click on the Next button in the wizard.
- Now look for the option that says ‘This computer connects to the Internet through another computer on my network or through a residential gateway’ and then click on the Next button.
- Look for the option named ‘Let me choose the connections to my network’ in the window and then click on the Next button to continue.
- Now put a check mark in the check box found next to the Wireless Network Connection option and then click on the Next button to continue.
- When the system asks you to input a name for the computer, enter it and then click on the Next button to continue.
- Now click on the Finish button to complete the setup.