If your computer has a wireless network adapter installed and the adapter is turned on, you will be able to view a list of available wireless networks.

To view the list and connection options, follow these steps:

  1. Open Connect to a Network by right-clicking the network icon in the notification area
  2. In the list of available wireless networks, click a network, and then click Connect

Note: To protect your privacy and security, you should connect to a security-enabled wireless network whenever possible. For more information, see Choosing a network location and How do I know if a wireless network is secure ?