Enable Wireless on a Windows Vista Computer

  1. Open the Start Menu by clicking the Start button. Click on Control Panel.

    Vista Start Menu

  2. In the Control Panel, click on Network and Internet.

    Vista - Control Panel

  3. In the Network and Internet panel, click Network and Sharing Center.

    Vista - Network and Internet

  4. In the Network and Sharing Center, click Manage network connections in the Tasks list on the left side of the window.

    Vista - Network and Sharing Center

  5. The Network Connections manager will open. Right-click the icon labeled Wireless Network Connection and click Enable on the menu displayed.

    Vista - Network Connections

  6. Your wireless network connection has now been enabled.