Connect to a Wireless Network in Windows 7
If you have a laptop or a PC with a wireless network adapter, you can see a list of available wireless networks and then connect to one of those networks. The wireless networks will only appear if your PC has a wireless network adapter installed, the adapter is turned on, and the wireless access point is in range.
To view and connect to wireless networks
- Click the wireless network icon Picture of the wireless network icon in the notification area.
- In the list of wireless networks, click the network you want to connect to, and then click Connect.
- If you’re connecting to a secure network, type the security key, and then click OK.