Adding windows xp to an existing network practically networked. How to find your network settings on a windows xp computer. Hello, i have network of computers which are currently running windows 10 and they are connected to work group and i. If this occurs, you can manually configure the wireless network. Windows xp either professional or home edition establishes a wireless network connection to wifi network routers and access points automatically. Network sharing xp to windows 10 posted in windows xp home and professional. Check the settings under ethernet adapter local area connection. If your router isnt new, then turn it on and skip to detecting your wireless adapter below. It is wireless adapters that have varying levels of windows xp compatibility. When the network and internet page appears, click homegroup from the right pane. Netsetman offers what youve been missing in windows until now. When the control panel appears, click the network and internet icon. Freeware to manage all your network settings with ease. But ill show you how to get your windows 7 pc to play nicely on a network that also has macs and xpvista pcs.
You should have checked first your network adapter, then you should verify configure the network setup windows. If computers running windows xp are part of your network. In the olden days about 15 years ago when windows 95 first arrived on the. Plug your router into your internet socket if you want to share your internet. To setup wireless connection on microsoft windows xp. Youve just bought a computer with windows xp home edition or windows xp.
In system properties, click the computer name tab to see the workgroup name. The networking center may provide you with the required cable. The windows xp machine computer name shcstorage can viewedit etc folders and files on the windows 10 machine computer name shcstudy through. Set up your home network, windows 7 edition pcworld. Join a windows xp computer to a windows 7810 homegroup. This feature helps you to make wireless internet and wifi network connections more easily with laptop computers and is highly recommended for those who roam between several locations. Rightclick the start button and choose control panel from the popup menu. If its not workgroup, click change, and type the new name under workgroup. Automatic wireless network connections in windows xp. One is a new windows 10 machine computer name shcstudy and the other is windows xp machine computer name shcstorage.
The following steps show how to configure your network connection on a windows xp system. Choose startcontrol panel to open the control panel. In the network connections window, rightclick the wireless network connection icon, and then click properties. Note each computers location and its hardware, including peripherals such as printers and modems. Networking for dummies, 10th edition add to cart amazon. To find or change the workgroup name on a computer running windows xp click start, rightclick my computer, and then click properties.
Plug your router into your pc with an ethernet cable. Sometimes your computer may not recognize the connection. Network sharing xp to windows 10 windows xp home and. To connect to a network using the network and sharing center. Networking a windows 10 pc and a windows xp pc microsoft. If one is present, windows xp will try to connect to it. A powerful, easytouse interface to manage all your network settings at a glance. Ssid network id and encryption key network key if the ssid is secured. Rightclick the connection that you want to configure and then choose. How to configure a wireless network with windows xp. First, i clicked on the setup a home or small office network link that you see in the. Home network with xp by johnmorris12 jan 29, 2005 12. How to set up a homegroup network in windows 10 dummies.857 195 1410 862 1104 539 1462 579 141 382 1202 987 964 408 967 587 944 488 552 505 856 1141 1047 246 504 1243 1500 807 356 431 1080 1181 467 860 894 1239 685 96 68 484 285 496 1150 401