How do I Turn on the Wireless in a Compaq 8510?

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How do I Turn on the Wireless in a Compaq 8510?
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The Compaq 8510w Workstation laptop computer comes with a built-in wireless card that allows users to connect to wireless networks without installing network software or running network cables. Once enabled, the laptop can connect to available wireless networks and browse the Internet anywhere. Enable wireless connections on the Compaq 8510 in minutes by using the wireless button that comes with the computer.

Skill level:


  1. 1

    Press the "Wireless" button on the top left corner below the monitor. The wireless LED light located on the lower left corner next to the keyboard will turn on.

  2. 2

    Right-click the "Wireless" icon on the system tray located on the taskbar. You should see any wireless networks within range.

  3. 3

    Select the wireless network you want to connect to and click "Connect."

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