Security-enabled — A security-enabled connections offers some
protection for your computer and the information it contains.
attacks or other security risks.
As a rule of thumb, you should avoid using unsecured public wireless network.
You will know if the wireless public network that you select is secure if a
network key is requested. If the network you choose is security-enabled, one
of the following occurs:
If the network key is automatically provided by your system administrator,
the connection is made automatically.
If the network key is not automatically provided, obtain the key and type it
in the network key data box.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
networks, see the following topics in Windows Help and Support: click
To find a public wireless network location
Manually add a wireless network to the Preferred Networks list
Connect to an available wireless network
To determine if your computer has a firewall
Help protect your computer
Reducing the Risk of Getting Computer Viruses
Install an antivirus program
Avoid opening suspicious e-mails or e-mail attachments
Update Windows on a regular basis
Use a firewall
An unsecured network leaves your computer vulnerable to
To learn more about using public wireless
→ Help and Support.
Security and Privacy