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To connect to a Wi‑Fi network in Windows, select the Network icon ( or ) on the taskbar.

Select the Wi‑Fi network you want > Connect, then type the password and follow the instructions. That's it—you're connected! This icon will appear in the taskbar.

Wi‑Fi network icon in the taskbar

After you're connected, you're ready to set up email, browse the web, and do a whole lot more online.

If Wi‑Fi isn't available, or you just want the assurance of a wired connection, the Ethernet cable is your friend—just connect your PC to your router or modem, and then do your thing.

If you're having trouble getting connected, check out Why can't I get online? to try to fix things.

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Article ID: 17164 - Last Review: Sep 7, 2016 - Revision: 12

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