Adjusting network setting in Windows 7
Step 1: Bringing up the Control Panel
Click the Start button. Then, click Control Panel.
Step 2: Removing Bridged Connections
Once the Control Panel is open, click the View network status and tasks link.
A list of connections should appear. If you see an entry titled Bridged Connection, right-click on it. A pop-up menu will appear. Click Remove from Bridge. Repeat this process for each bridged connection displayed.
Step 3: Modifying the Adapter Settings
In the left sidebar, click the Change adapter settings link.
Step 4: Disabling and Enabling the Network Connection
Right-click the Wireless Network Connection icon. A pop-up menu should appear.
If Enable appears in the pop-up menu, left-click it.
Otherwise, if Disable appears in the pop-up menu, left-click it.
Right-click the icon again. This time, left-click Enable in the pop-up menu.
Step 5: Bring up the Wireless Network Properties Window
Right-click the Wireless Network Connection icon. A pop-up menu should appear. Left-click Properties in the pop-up menu.
Step 6: Modifying TCP/IP Settings
A wireless network connection properties window will appear. Make sure the checkbox in front of Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) is unchecked.
Then, click on the text (rather than the checkbox) for Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4).
Finally, click the Properties button.
Step 7: Obtaining all Values Automatically
The Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) Properties window will appear. Make sure the radio button in front of Obtain an IP address automatically is marked. Also, make sure that the radio button in front of Obtain DNS server address automatically is marked. When you click the OK button in the Internet Protocol Properties window, you will be returned to the connection properties window.
Step 8: Configuring the Wireless Driver
Click the Configure button. This will bring up another window with your wireless device settings.
Step 9: Modifying the Connection Mode
Click the Advanced tab in the window that appears.
In the Property list, click on the entry titled IBSS 54g(tm) Mode.
Note: Some wireless network cards do not support this option. If you do not have a IBSS 54g(tm) entry, skip directly to step 11.
After you have clicked on this entry, select 54g - Auto from the drop-down list on the right.
In addition, you may have another entry for Radio On/Off, make sure the value is set to On.Congratulations! You have successfully adjusted your network settings. If this does not correct the issue, please try our other configuration guides, or contact the VSU IT Helpdesk at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 229-245-4357. Please note that our work request system can only accept emails sent from a VSU email address.