Connecting to a wireless LAN
A wireless LAN (or WLAN) is a wireless local area network, which can
link two or more computers without using wires. Once connected to
WLAN, you can access the Internet. You can also share files, other
devices, and even your Internet connection itself.
Using wireless devices while flying in aircraft may be prohibited. All
wireless devices must be switched off before boarding an aircraft and
during take-off, as they may be dangerous to the operation of the
aircraft, disrupt communications, and even be illegal. You may turn on
your computer's wireless devices only when informed that it is safe to
do so by the cabin crew.
Your computer's wireless connection is turned on by default and
Windows will detect and display a list of available networks during
setup. Select your network and enter the password if required.
Acer notebook computers feature an Airplane mode hotkey that turns
the network connection on or off. You can use the network
management options to turn your wireless network on/off or control
what is shared over the network. From the Start screen, start typing
'wireless' then select Connect to a network or Change Wi-Fi
settings. Otherwise, open Internet Explorer and follow the
Please refer to your Internet Service Provider (ISP) or router documentation
for details on connecting to the Internet.
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