Disconnect from a wireless network. Turn off and on Wi-Fi. Manage wireless networks. Forget known networks you no longer need access to, such as those you’ve connected to in hotels. Use Wi-Fi Sense to connect to suggested Wi-Fi hotspots and the networks contacts share. Enable the option to purchase Wi-Fi when no other Wi-Fi option is available and paid Wi-Fi is.
- [Voiceover] There's more to wireless networking…then simply connecting to networks.…You can connect to hotspots automatically,…forget networks you no longer need and more.…You'll find these in settings.…To locate this, click start,…click settings, and click network and internet.…Verify Wi-Fi is selected in the left pane.…What you see here depends on the…type of computer you're using.…This is what you'll see on a laptop.…We'll talk about desktops in a moment.…
There are two options I'd like to point out.…One is to enable or disable Wi-Fi.…You might want to disable Wi-Fi,…if your battery power is low, to keep Windows…for looking for wireless networks…when you don't need one.…The other option is to enable or disable airplane mode.…You'll do this when you need to disable…all wireless network activity including Wi-Fi,…Bluetooth, GPS, and cellular.…You can also preform these tasks…from the network icon on the task bar.…
The icon on the left enables and disables Wi-Fi,…and the icon on the right enables or…disables airplane mode.…
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