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CCNA Wireless 640-722 Official Cert Guide by David Hucaby

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Windows 7 and 8

Microsoft Windows 7 and 8 include a stock wireless client that offers basic connectivity options. To access the wireless client, display the taskbar and look for the wireless icon that shows a sequence of bars indicating signal strength. The current network status displays when you hover the cursor over the icon, as shown in Figure 17-1.

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Figure 17-1 Displaying Windows Network Status.

You can click the wireless network icon to see a list of service set identifiers (SSIDs), as shown in Figure 17-2. By default, a Windows PC does not have a prepopulated list of SSIDs to use. To scan for available SSIDs, it will transmit probe requests ...

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