Create A LAN Connection In Windows 8

On this web page, we shall see how to set up a LAN connection in Windows 8 computer. To perform this setup process, you need a router/access point/modem and an Ethernet cable.

  • •If you wish to connect your computers within a limited network range, then the LAN connection is the best option.
  • Initially, make sure that your router/access point is configured properly.
  • If not, configure it first.
  • Once the router or access point is configured properly, you’re ready for the setup process.
  • Now, get the Ethernet cable.
  • Connect the one end of the Ethernet cable into your router.
  • Connect the other end of the Ethernet cable into the Windows 8 computer.
  • Now, turn on your Windows 8 computer and log in to it as administrator.
  • Open the Control Panel window on the computer.
  • Click on the Network and Internet option.
  • Select Internet Options on the Network and Internet screen.
  • Now, a dialog box titled Internet Properties will open.
  • Click the Connections tab on the Internet Properties dialog box.
  • Navigate to the Local Area Network (LAN) settings section.
  • Click the LAN Settings button.
  • Now, a pop-up dialog box titled Local Area Network (LAN) Settings will open.
  • Below the Automatic Configuration area, select the Automatically detect settings option or the Use automatic configuration script option by clicking the checkbox beside it.
  • If you want to use a proxy server for the connectivity process, select the use of a proxy server for your LAN option.
  • Click the OK button followed by OK.
  • Now, try to connect your Windows 8 computer to the Internet over a wired network.
  • If you encounter an error while to how to set up a LAN connection in Windows 8, contact us for assistance.
Faq
  • Why is my wireless printer not printing?

    First, try restarting your computer, printer and wireless router. To check if your printer is connected to your network: Print a Wireless Network Test report from the printer control panel. On many printers pressing the Wireless button allows direct access to printing this report.

  • Why is my printer showing error?

    The other most probable reason for the printing error is the connection between your computer and the printer. If you are sure that the transmission cable is working okay (tested the printer on another computer), then the problem might be the drivers. This can be the printer drivers or the USB port drivers.

  • Why do my 3d prints keep failing?

    Another common fail is over extrusion. Over extrusion happens when your 3D printer pushes out too much plastic too fast, causing a jam in the end of the nozzle. ... Make sure YOURu layer height is less than your nozzle diameter. Increase your cooling fan's power (this will cool the plastic and cause it to slow down)

  • What is the WPS button?

    WPS stands for Wi-Fi Protected Setup. It is a wireless network security standard that tries to make connections between a router and wireless devices faster and easier. WPS works only for wireless networks that use a password that is encrypted with the WPA Personal or WPA2 Personal security protocols.

  • How do I reset my printer?

    To restore your HP printer to factory-default settings, follow these steps. Turn the product off. Disconnect the power cable from the product for 30 seconds and then reconnect. Turn the product on while you press and hold the Resume button for 10-20 seconds. The Attention light turns on. Release the Resume button.