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Configuring Wireless for Windows XP

  1. Click on the "Start" menu, select "Control Panel". Click "Network". Select the icon identifying your wireless card and click "Change settings of this connection", or right-click and select 'Properties'.

  1. Select the "General" tab if it is not already selected. Make sure "File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks" is NOT checked.

  1. Select the "Wireless Networks" tab in the Wireless Network Connections box. Make sure the checkbox to "Use Windows to configure my wireless settings" is checked.

  1. Under "Preferred networks" click the "Add" button. The Wireless network properties box will appear. Type "Harvard University" (case sensitive) in the box requesting "Network name (SSID)". Click "OK" to close out of the properties box.

  1. After you have added the Harvard University Network, highlighted it in the "Preferred networks" box and click "Advanced".

  1. The "Network to access" box will open. Choose "Access point (infrastructure) networks only. "Close this box"

  1. Make sure "Allow other network users to connect through this computer"s Internet connection" is NOT checked.

  1. Click "OK" again to close out of the Wireless Network Connections box.
Last modified: August 25, 2008

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