Creating New Network Connections

Windows automatically installs and configures local area network (LAN) adapters. However there are several other ways to connect to other networks. Windows supports direct LAN connections as well as connections that are started only when required.

Before you can connect to a network, you must provide the required information for Windows to successfully communicate and authenticate with the host that provides the access to the network.

To complete this task, you can perform the following procedures:

See Also


View the List of Available Connections
Managing Your Network Connections
Configuring Network Connections
Configuring Incoming Connections
Configuring Network Protocols and Components
Securing Network Connections
Enable Connection Logging
Installing and Configuring Modems and ISDN Adapters