Network Setup Wizard
through the process of sharing files, printers, or an Internet connection between computers in a
home or small office.
Click the Start button, point to All Programs→ Accessories→ Communications, and then
click Network Setup Wizard.
On the welcome screen, click Next.
Click Checklist for creating a network.
Selecting the connection method This computer connects directly to the Internet enables the
integrated firewall provided with Windows XP.
Complete the checklist and required preparations. Return to the Network Setup Wizard and
follow the instructions on the screen.
HECK THE NETWORK CABLE CONNECTOR
firmly connected to the optional connector on the computer and the network
HECK THE NETWORK LIGHTS ON THE NETWORK CONNECTOR
network connection is active. If the status light is not green, try replacing the
network cable. Amber indicates that the optional network adapter driver is
loaded and the adapter is detecting activity.
ESTART THE COMPUTER
ONTACT YOUR NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR
correct and that the network is functioning.
Connecting to a Wireless Local Area Network
These networking instructions do not apply to Bluetooth™ or cellular products.
Before you can connect to a wireless LAN, you must have specific information about your network.
Be sure to get the name of your wireless network along with any special security settings from your
network administrator. The settings are unique to your network and cannot be provided by Dell.
Setting Up a Home and Office Network
XP operating system provides a Network Setup Wizard to guide you
— Ensure that the network cable connector is
— Try to log on to the network again.
— Verify that your network settings are
— Green indicates that the