This article provides information for connecting your Windows computer or laptop to Summit Broadband WiFi. Microsoft no longer provides customer support for versions of Windows older than Windows 7.
- Have your network name and password handy. Click the link for help to find your network name and password.
- If you're using a laptop, you may have a switch (usually a sliding toggle) on the side of your laptop. If so, be sure this is set to WiFi.
- In the notification area on your Task Bar, select the Internet access icon. A list of available wireless networks is displayed.
- NOTE: When you hover your cursor over the icon, the words “Internet access” are displayed.
- Select your network name from the list and then select Connect.
- When prompted, enter your network password.
NOTE: When you're connected, you can select the Internet access icon to view the strength of your internet connection, indicated by the number of colored bars.
- If you are using a PC, move the mouse to the bottom or top right corner of the screen and select the cog icon labelled Settings.
If you are using a tablet, swipe left from the right side of the screen and select Settings.
- Select the wireless icon.
- Select your wireless network from the list. Click the link for help to find your network name and password.
- Select Connect.
- Enter your wireless password and select Next to connect.
- Windows will verify the password and, if entered correctly, you will be connected to the Wireless network.
- In the system tray, select the Wireless Network icon.
- Select your network name from the list of available networks. Click the link for help to find your network name and password.
- Choose Connect.
- Enter your WiFi password.
- Select Next.
Helpful Hint: Select Connect automatically if you use this network on a regular basis. Your device then connects automatically whenever it's in range.