Windows 10: Wireless Connection Settings

Before Making Settings

  • The settings on this page show how to make a wireless LAN connection with a Windows 10 PC (client).
  • The SSID (network name) used on this page is "ASAHI-NET_Wireless".
    The guide shows an example of connecting with encryption, but without stealth settings.
  • If using your own wireless LAN equipment, please refer to the manufacturer’s user guide for how to make the wireless LAN settings.

About the SSID (Network Name)

An SSID is the name of a wireless local area network (WLAN), which is used to prevent interference between different wireless networks. An SSID is needed when setting up your wireless LAN connection.

Connecting to the Wireless Network

STEP1 Open the Network list

1. From the Windows 10 desktop, go to the bottom, right-hand corner and left-click the Network icon.

* If your PC does not have a wireless function, or if there is a problem with its wireless function, please contact the manufacturer for support.

STEP2 Selecting the wireless network you wish to use

1. A list of nearby networks (SSIDs) will appear. Please select the network you wish to connect to.

Example: ASAHI-NET_Wireless

2. Then, click the Connect button.
(Check the Connect automatically option at your preference.)

STEP3 Entering the security key

1. Next, when asked to Enter the network security key, please enter the security key (encryption key / WEP key).

Note: This is also known as your wireless connection password.

2. Then, click Next to proceed.

STEP4 Settings for sharing the PC network

1. Please choose based on your preferences.

STEP5 Connection settings completed

1. Once connected, the status under the SSID will display Connected.

STEP6 Disconnecting

1. To disconnect, please find the Network icon again in the bottom, right-hand corner of the screen and left-click it.

2. The list of networks (SSIDs) will appear again. Please select the network you are currently connecting to and click the Disconnect button.

Example: ASAHI-NET_Wireless

3. You should now be disconnected from the wireless signal.