To add a wired device Windows Vista

Turn on the device and plug it into a hub, switch, or router or into a computer that is plugged into a hub, switch, or router. The device should now be connected to the network.

To confirm that you added the device, do the following:

  • Open Network by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, and then clicking Network.

You should see an icon for the device. If the device is a printer, you might need to enable printer sharing so that other computers on the network can use it. (Printer sharing is not included in Windows Vista Starter.)


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