In this chapter
Choosing a Wi-Fi card
Connections and plugs on a laptop
Configuring a Wi-Fi profile
Testing your card
Connecting to Wi-Fi via Ethernet or USB
Let's suppose you didn't buy your laptop with Wi-Fi preinstalled. Don't worry, be happy! It's easy to add Wi-Fi capabilities to your laptop.
In this chapter, I'll show you how to add Wi-Fi capabilities to a laptop that doesn't have Wi-Fi hardware. Step by step, I'll take you through the process necessary for adding a Wi-Fi card, installing the software necessary to make it work right, and testing it.
Before you know it you'll be using your laptop on Wi-Fi networks everywhere!