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This post walks through the routine connection to a wireless network from your Windows 7 computer with a wireless network adaptor enabled.  Many offices and small businesses provide wireless networks for employees and guests to connect to the Internet without using cables.


Issue: Connecting to a wireless network

System: Windows 7

Error Code: N/A


  • Start>Control Panel> Network and Sharing Center>Change Adaptor Settings

  • Right-click Wireless Network Connection, select Connect/Disconnect

  • In the Available Wireless Networks windows, select your desired network and choose Connect.

  • If prompted, enter the Network Security Key (passphrase, WEP/WPA key), click OK.

  • To verify the connection, click on the Wireless Connections icon in the bottom right corner of the display.  Your desired connection should show Connected.


Gravity Systems provides small business computer support including wired and wireless networks.  If your office is in need of professional computer support, contact us today!



Gravity Systems, Inc.
Business Computer Services
Today, a small business customer was unable to use a USB device on his computer.  Upon plugging the device into any USB port, an error message, "Unknown USB Device” displayed.  The solution below fixed the problem quickly.
Issue: USB device not recognized
System: Windows XP Professional
Error Code: “Unknown USB Device”
·          Open Device Manager.  Click Start, right-click on My Computer, select Properties, select the Hardware tab, and select Device Manager.
·          If Enhanced USB Host Controller is displayed, right-click it and select Disable.
·          Do this for each instance of Enhanced USB Host Controller
·         The unrecognized USB device should now become recognized and work properly.
Gravity Systems, Inc. has been providing business computer service and consulting since 1997.  Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is proud to be a member of our customers’ support team.  For any of your IT and Networking needs, please give us a call.
Gravity Systems, Inc.
Business Computer Services
Many times our small business customers will call us with problems connecting to the internet.  Often there is an easy fix for this issue.  Simply enabling the network connection will usually correct the problem  We proceed through the steps below:
Issue: Local Area Connection (or Wireless Network Connection) is disabled
System: Windows XP
Error Code: Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage
The included video demonstration walks through the steps of enabling the network connection.
Gravity Systems provides small business computer and network support for the Austin and Central Texas area. 
Gravity Systems, Inc.