- Discovering Wireless Networks
- Connecting to an Unsecured Wireless Network
- Connecting to a Secured Wireless Network
- Automatic Reconnections to Wireless Networks
- Connecting to Wireless Networks with Hidden SSIDs
- Opening a Website to Complete the Connection
- Managing Wireless Connections
- Viewing Properties and Setting Up Internet Connection Sharing
- Disconnecting from a Wireless Connection
Disconnecting from a Wireless Connection
To disconnect from a wireless connection, open the wireless network icon in the notification area, right-click on the current connection, and select Disconnect (Figure 14). You can also check network status and properties from this dialog.
Figure 14 Preparing to disconnect from a wireless connection.
Windows 7 makes managing wireless network connections easier than ever. Keep in mind, though, that your wireless network adapter needs Windows Vista or Windows 7 drivers to work properly.