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Anywhere Computing with Laptops: Making Mobile Easier by Harold Davis

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Using the Network Setup Wizard

The New Connection Wizard described in “Working with the New Connection Wizard” dovetails seamlessly into the Network Setup Wizard. It is here in the Network Setup Wizard that you will make choices that set several important Windows network settings, including

  • How your mobile computer will connect to the Internet

  • How your mobile computer will be named on the network

  • Whether to enable printer and file sharing

  • Turning on Windows Firewall

Doing the same tasks manually would require you to go to four different places to set Windows network parameters. The Network Connection Wizard enables you to specify all the settings in just one place.

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