Connect to a network using any method applicable, using specifically a wired Ethernet connection or a wireless connection. Explore the ways to connect and how to view your connection status. Choose which web browser you'd like to use by default and configure that setting in the Set Your Default Programs window.
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- [Voiceover] It doesn't matter whether you've just…purchased your first Windows 10 computer…or if you're an experienced user.…The first thing you need to do is get connected…to a network so that you can access the Internet.…This connection can be wired or wireless.…A wired connection uses an Ethernet cable…and a wireless connection uses wireless hardware.…By far the easiest way to connect is with Ethernet.…You'll use an Ethernet cable to connect your computer…to a router or an Ethernet wall port.…
Another way to connect is to select a wireless network…from the network list.…Here's how to do that.…Click the Network icon on a taskbar,…click the network to connect to,…click Connect, and type your password.…Click Next.…When connecting to a network for the first time,…you should be prompted to choose whether or not…you want to let your computer be visible on it.…You'll click Yes if it's a network you know and trust,…like one in your home, or No if you're in a public place…like a coffee shop.…
I'll click Yes.…Once the connection is made, you should be able…
Author and professor Joli Ballew shows you how to get connected, which settings to use to access different resources, and how to keep your system secure. She explains the security implications of different settings, so you can make informed decisions that help protect devices when using public networks. She also helps get the most out of the Window 10 sharing center. Lastly, she explains the native firewall rules, how to create your own inbound and outbound rules, and how to troubleshoot and modify your network connection.
Note: This course aligns to the Configure Networking domain from the Microsoft exam 70-697: Configuring Windows 10 Devices.
- Configuring IP settings and wireless network settings
- Maintaining network security
- Setting up preferences
- Troubleshooting connectivity
- Managing Windows Firewall
- Creating program rules and security rules
- Using ping, ipconfig, Tracert, and PathPing to troubleshoot