Setting Up Wireless Network
Get to know more about wireless network and ways to set it up
Wireless network is a network set up using radio signal frequency. Through radio signals computers can communicate with other network devices. Now most of the people use Wi-Fi or WLAN for network communication. Through this communication system you can connect computers anywhere in your home or office without the need for wires. For this network connection you have 2 computers each equipped with wireless adapter and set up wireless router. When the computer sends the binary data, it will be encoded to radio frequency and transmitted wireless router. The receiving computer decodes the signal back to binary data. The two main network components are wireless router and wireless clients. You can use a wireless network to share Internet access files, scanners and printers. Wireless networks are always being protected with a strong password.
Following lines discuss about wireless network and ways to set up wireless network.
- Choose Your Wireless Equipment
- Connect Your Wireless Router
- Configure Your Wireless Router
Choose Your Wireless Equipment
The first step is to set up a wireless network is that you need the equipments for connection. First of all you need a Broadband Internet connection, Wireless router, and a wireless network adapter. The router converts the signals coming from your Internet connection into a wireless broadcast. You need to purchase an adapter for a desktop computer and you must make sure that you have one adapter for every computer. If you have a desktop computer make sure that you have an USB port to plug the wireless network adapter to your computer.
Connect Your Wireless Router
The next step is to connect your router to your modem and connect your modem directly to the Internet. After this connection your computer will wirelessly connect to your router. Then the router will send communications through your modem to the Internet. The last step is plug in and turn on your cable or DSL modem and connect to the Internet.
Configure Your Wireless Router
Using the network cable that came with your wireless router temporarily connect your computer to one of the open network ports on your wireless router. You must turn on your computer, then it will automatically connect to your router. The next step is going to Internet explorer and type in the address to configure your router. Then you might be prompted for a password. The address and password depend on what type of router you have. You have to refer the instructions included with your router. The last step is connecting your computer to the wireless network.
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