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Anywhere Computing with Laptops: Making Mobile Easier by Harold Davis

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Setting Up a Wireless Network with Windows XP SP2

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The Wireless Network Setup Wizard makes it very easy to set up a wireless network, provided the Wizard works with your equipment. The catch is that it doesn't work with many access points, so you might still have to manually configure your wireless network.

Setting up a wireless network just got a whole lot easier with the release of Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2). This update to the Windows XP operating system provides a new tool for configuring wireless networks, the Wireless Network Setup Wizard.

To start the Wizard, click Setup a Wireless Network for a Home or Small Office on the Network Tasks pane of the My Network Places window.

In the Wireless Network Setup Wizard, you start by assigning ...

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