Windows help for browsing the internet
At times, you might be faced with a situation wherein you won’t be able to browse the internet in a normal way. Maybe it’s because you are using a public-access computer or a PC where the web browser is disabled. But the fact is that you can still browser the internet with the help of a help file, given that you are using a computer running on Windows XP or Vista. In this article you can find instructions to do the same.
Windows help instructions
Follow the instructions mentioned in this article and you will be able to browse the internet through the help window of a program.
- Start off with this procedure by checking which operating system you are using. If incase you are using Windows XP, open the help application of any of your installed programs. Say for example launch your calculator and click “Help” from the main menu.
- Go to the “Help Topics” section and right click on the title bar located at the top of the page, next to maximize and minimize buttons. Choose the option “jump to URL” and type in the web address you want to browser, starting with “http://”.
- If you are a Windows Vista user, open the “Run” command window.
- Type “%systemroot%\Help\” and click the “Ok” button. This will take you to the Windows help folder.
- Locate a file with extension “.chm” and click on it to open it.
- Continue with this procedure by right clicking on the task of title bar of the opened file. This will bring up a drop-down list.
- Choose the option which says “Jump to ULR”. This will open up a pop-up window showing your current ULR.
- Now all that is required to do is to provide a web address beginning with “http://” and hit the “Ok” button.
- This will open up the Internet Explorer in a help window. Keep a note on this procedure and it will help you in situations where in you are not able to access the Internet browser in the conventional way.
That’s all with the Windows help instructions for accessing internet using the help window of a program. Have a great day.
Windows help tutorial for using Wireless configuration utility
Your wireless configuration utility has to be tuned to work along with Windows no matter if you are using a wireless card that is installed on your laptop or your desktop computer. Using this Wireless configuration utility is not a big deal and can be done easily. This article contains instructions to do the same.
Windows help information
What you can find below are the information provided by the Windows help team for using the wireless configuration utility.
Different brands with different software
For desktops and laptops, there are different brands of wireless cards and each has its own configuration utility software. This utility is normally installed at the factory for new laptop computers. If you have installed a new wireless card to your system or have replaced the one, make sure to install the respective software and driver package that comes along with the card.
Rules from Windows
Each version of Windows operating system has its own system and method for handling wireless configurations. In almost all the computers, this is the default control panel and will override the configuration software of the wireless card. In most cases, it is recommended to allow Windows to deal with the
wireless system. To do this click on “Start” > “Control panel” > “Network connections” > “Wireless Networks” > make the check box which says “Use Windows” > click “Apply” and then “Ok”.
You need to “tune” the card to the correct Wi-Fi “station” on your local network if incase you are using the program that came along with the wireless card. Launch the configuration control panel and go through the options. Some programs have the option for scanning the airwaves for Wi-Fi signals. Usually the most common channel for wireless signals is the “Chanel 6”.
In the configuration utility, you will be having the option which will allow you to automatically connect to your preferred network. To do this, choose your preferred network from the “Wireless Network Connections properties” box and then hit the “Ok” button. From the list, remove those networks that are not your regular or favorite ones. Now the utility will scan for network signals that are unsecured in your vicinity and will automatically connect to them.
That’s all with the Windows help information about using Wireless configuration utility.