How to Set Up WiFi on an Acer Laptop

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How to Set Up WiFi on an Acer Laptop
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Connecting your Acer laptop to your home wireless network is fairly simple. Before you begin you need to know the SSID broadcast name (Wi-Fi) network name and security passphrase (Wi-Fi network password).

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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  1. 1

    Move the Wi-Fi switch to the "On" position. Not all models have this switch.

  2. 2

    Open the Windows Start menu and select "Connect To." A list of available connections will appear.

  3. 3

    Select "All" from the drop-down menu to view all available networks and connections within range.

  4. 4

    Select the desired network and click "Connect." Enter the security passphrase if prompted and click "Connect" again to join the network and gain wireless Internet access.

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