How do I set up my wireless connection in Windows Vista?

Watch this short video for help setting up your wireless connection in Windows Vista. You can also scroll below for step by step instructions.


To set up your Windows Vista wireless connection, follow the below steps:

  1. Click on the Start button and select 'Connect To' from the menu on the right to display the 'Connect to a network' dialog box.
  2. The list of available networks will depend on the types of wireless networks detected, look for the name of your Network, double click it to proceed to the next screen. NOTE: For Windstream modems, the wireless network name is located on the back of the modem next to SSID.
  3. Enter Security Key. Click Connect. For Windstream modems, this password is also located on the back of the router, next to Wireless Network Key. NOTE: Some keys/passwords are case-sensitive, make sure you use uppercase and lowercase letters appropriately.
  4. At the next screen, Vista will attempt to connect to your wireless router or access point. Once the connection is established, you will be prompted to save your connection by checking the 'Save this network' and 'Start this connection automatically' boxes.

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