Learn how to troubleshoot wireless networking problems. Verify Wi-Fi is enabled and Airplane Mode is off. Set the network to Public or Private if applicable. Use the Control Panel troubleshooting wizards. Use the contextual menu options from the network adapter. Verify DHCP is enabled or a static address is configured.
- [Voiceover] Wireless connectivity problems occur…infrequently, but when they do, you should always check…for the most common solutions first.…Most of the time, especially for laptop users,…it's a disabled Wi-Fi adapter.…It's easy to check to see if Wi-Fi is disabled on a laptop.…All you have to do is click the network icon on the task bar…and see if the Wi-Fi connection icon is blue or gray.…Here's the network icon.…I'll click it and you can see that the Wi-Fi icon is gray.…
It means Wi-Fi is disabled.…I'll click it to enable it.…The same holds true for the airplane mode icon.…I'll enable airplane mode now so that you can see…that it turns blue, and then I'll click it again…to disable it.…Now airplane mode is enabled,…and now it is disabled.…On a desktop you won't have access to these icons.…You'll need to open the Network and Sharing Center…if you want to see if your Wi-Fi adapter is disabled or not.…I'll switch over to a desktop computer now to show you.…
On a desktop PC, right-click the network icon on the taskbar…
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