Today, Wi-Fi network is the most popular among PC users.
Such networks have a huge number of advantages, but how to make a point of Wi-Fi access on Windows XP, to have unlimited access to the network?
Wi-Fi is one of the most popular waysaccess to the network. Wi-Fi has lots of different advantages, but the most important thing - the user has no need to deal with wires. A distinctive advantage is the fact that at the same time to the same network can be connected to multiple devices. To do this, you need to create an access point.
The first thing to make sure that the device,in which the access point will be established, it has built-in Wi-Fi-adapter. Today, such adapters are available in all modern laptops, but not all phones or tablets. Depending on this, you must make sure in advance that you can connect devices to the Wi-Fi network. Wi-Fi can make access point, without having a router, but one must have the device with Wi-Fi-adapter.
Start creating an access point Wi-Fi
The first step is the creation of an access point Wi-Fiis this - you need to go into the folder "Network Connections" ( "Network Connections" are in the "Control Panel"), and then double-click on the icon "Wireless Network Connection". Then you can enable Wi-Fi on the computer. After that you need to bring up the context menu by right-clicking on the icon "Wireless Network Connection". Properties selected in the window that appears select the tab "Wireless Networks" from the context menu. On this tab, you need to find the "Use Windows to configure networks" and put a check mark, then you should click "Add".
The next step consists in entering the data inthe appropriate fields. First recorded network name, authentication must be opened and, where specified data encryption, you must specify that it is carried out using WEP. Network key (must be 5 to 13 characters) is also introduced themselves. Key Index necessarily equal to 1. Then, you must find the "Connect if not broadcasting" and put a tick. In the "key provided for me automatically" check mark is removed.
As a result, there is an open window "WirelessNetwork Connections "tab and the" Properties. " We need to find a "General" tab, where there is the item "Internet Protocol (TCP / IP)». At this point you need to go to the properties and find the field "Use the following IP-address". Near this point is required to deliver a daw. Once it is set, you need to register:
• IP-address - 192.168.0.1-
• Subnet Mask - 255.255.255.0-
• DNS-server Preferred - 192.168.0.1.
After everything is done, and if the data entered is correct, Wi-Fi access point on Windows XP can be used.