Wi-Fi Adapter Instructions

Windows 10

If your computer doesn't have a built in Wi-Fi receiver, the network icon in the tray won't show any network options. In order to connect to your internet, you can use a USB Wi-Fi adapter.

Windows 10 screen with network menu open in taskbar showing no available wi-fi networks

Set up Wi-Fi adapter

  1. Plug the adapter into any available USB port on your computer.
    example USB ports
  2. Then click on the network icon, and you will see all available Wi-Fi networks
    Network list showing available networks
  3. Select your wireless network from the list.
  4. You can check the Connect automatically box if you want to always connect, then click Connect.
    CSCC wireless network selected with "Connect automatically" checkbox checked
  5. Enter the password for your wireless network, then click Connect.

    You are now connected to the internet.
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