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Anywhere Computing with Laptops: Making Mobile Easier by Harold Davis

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Summary

Here are the key points to remember from this chapter:

  • The wireless network configuration software built in to Windows XP might seem daunting, but it is really pretty simple to use.

  • There are many ways to get to the same wireless configuration windows.

  • No matter what wireless mobile laptop you have, Windows XP wireless configuration works in the same way.

  • To connect to a wireless network, you have to configure your computer with a name, and as part of a workgroup, as you would with a normal wired network.

  • The Network Connections window is organized so that you can perform the key tasks related to setting up networks.

  • The Network Tasks pane of the Network Connections window provides wizards (and other tools) for helping you with configuration ...

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